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Crime & Communication Go Hand and Hand

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If it were not for the LAPD's e-policing program, we would have never known about the below incident near our home. Are you signed up? Maybe you should be.

It is not very often that we have a armed street robbery in Studio City but on Thursday June 7th we had one. At approximately 3:55am the vict was walking on Moorpark towards Coldwater Canyon to catch the bus for work.

The suspect approached the victim on foot, pulled out a handgun, pointing it at the victim's neck and stated, "Give me your F***** money." The victim complied and the suspect fled on foot southbound Coldwater Canyon.

The victim stated he possibly observed the suspect enter an awaiting brown 4dr possibly '87-'89 Chevy Celebrity that quickly fled in the location. The suspect is described at a male white Brown hair, unk[nown] eyes, 505 [height], 160lbs 27-28yrs. He was wearing a white baseball cap, black t-shirt, and plaid shorts.

If anybody has any information regarding this incident please contact me at 818-634-2593.

Officer Lewis
Senior Lead Officer Studio City

As the LAPD says, 75% of policing is the community, 25% is the police. Knowledge is the power to keep it safe.

Photo by Rickard Berggren via Flickr

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