Surveillance Pic of two Thieves
STUDIO CITY — On March 31, an elderly female victim was shopping at a grocery store on the 12800 block of Ventura Boulevard.
She was approached by a man who distracted her by asking her a question about one of the food products in the store.
Thus distracted, the man then took her wallet from her purse. Surveillance video showed that a second man was acting as a lookout during this theft.
After this incident, the thieves used the victim’s credit card at several other places.
The first suspect is described as a black male with black hair, 5’8″ tall, 180 pounds, 45 years old in a dark business suit.
The second suspect is a black male with a mustache and grey thinning hair, 6′ tall, 180 pounds, 60 years old and wearing a white polo shirt and blue jeans.
The LAPD says, “Anyone with information about the crimes is asked to contact Detective Hammer or Detective Mahoney, North Hollywood Area Robbery Detectives at 818-754-8424. During non-business hours or on weekends, calls should be directed to 1-877-LAPD-24-7 (1-877-527-3247). Anyone wishing to remain anonymous should call the L.A. Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477) or go directly to ww.lacrimestoppers.org.”