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Man Claims Drug Problem in Robbery Note

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Citing a drug problem in a money-demanding note he hands to employees of businesses, this man (shown above and below in a YouTube video) is believed to have hit numerous local storefronts, including this Subway Restaurant on the 8200 block of Beverly Blvd. (that's between Fairfax and La Cienega which occurred last Monday night.

"The suspect is described as a white male with black hair and green eyes. He is approximately 5 feet 8 inches to 5 feet 10 inches tall, weighs about 185 pounds and appears to be 20-25 years old. He was last seen wearing a black T-shirt and blue jeans," the LAPD notes. He is also believed to carry a gun based on other robberies.

Anyone with information about this incident or the suspect is asked to contact Detectives Avila or Humphreys at the Wilshire Community Police Station, (213)922-8205. Info for after hours and anonymous tips, see below the video: