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LAPD Searching for Suspect Behind String of Late Night Valley Mini-Market Robberies

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The LAPD are looking to nab a suspect they believe is behind a series of robberies in the San Fernando Valley.

As of today, there have been 15 robberies, of which 14 were committed at convenience stores such as 7-Eleven and AM/PM. Each of the crimes took place between 3 and 5:45 a.m.

Says the LAPD:

The suspect is described as a Male Hispanic, between 21-25 years of age, with black and brown eyes. He stands about 5 feet 6 inches tall to 5 feet 8 inches tall and weighs between 200-210 pounds. He was last seen wearing a black/red Cincinnati baseball cap, gray or dark hooded sweatshirt and used a blue steel semi-automatic handgun. Suspect posed as a customer by asking for a pack of cigarettes. This suspect should be considered armed and dangerous.
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Anyone with information regarding these robberies is encouraged to contact Robbery-Homicide Division, Detective Bret Richards at (213) 486-6840.