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RESIDENTIAL BURGLARY By DISTRACTION Warning From LAPD

IN MARCH 2023, THERE WERE THREE RESIDENTIAL BURGLARIES WHERE THE SUSPECTS

TARGETED ELDERLY PEOPLE IN THE PALMS & WESTCHESTER AREA.


ONE SUSPECT POSED AS A UTILITY WORKER OR CONSTRUCTION WORKER “LOOKING AT HOUSES IN THE AREA FOR WATER LEAKS.” WHILE THE SUSPECT IS DISTRACTING THE ELDERLY FEMALE VICTIM, A SECOND SUSPECT ENTERED THE RESIDENCE AND TOOK CASH AND JEWELRY.


THE SUSPECTS ARE DESCRIBED AS HISPANIC MALES APPROXIMATELY 30 YEARS OLD

AND BALD. ONE IS APPROXIMATELY 5’06 AND WEIGHS 200 POUNDS. HE POSSIBLY

WORE AN ORANGE SCARF, NEON YELLOW SHIRT, OR A REFLECTIVE VEST. A BLACK

FOUR-DOOR JAGUAR WITH A SUNROOF WAS SEEN IN ALL THREE BURGLARIES (see photo below).


WHAT TO DO :

CALL 911 FOR

POSSIBLE BURGLARY ACTIVITY.

INFORM ANY ELDERLY NEIGHBORS

TO BE CAUTIOUS AND AWARE OF PROBLEM.


IF YOU HAVE ADDITIONAL INFORMATION OR HAVE QUESTIONS,

PLEASE CONTACT PACIFIC AREA BURGLARY DETECTIVES AT (310) 482-6391.


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