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Police Seek the 'Stun Gun Bandit'

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Police are asking for the public's help in identifying the Stun Gun Bandit, who robbed a Fashion District store Tuesday, taking $650.00 in cash and shocking the store clerk before leaving. “Make no mistake, the man was armed with a gun, which he showed the clerk,” said Lt. Paul Vernon, who supervises detectives for the Central police station, in a news release. “But after the young woman gave up the money, the robber shocked her arm with a stun gun just to be mean.” The incident took place at 12:15 p.m. inside Day to Day Sales, Inc., a small boutique on the 1000 block of South Los Angeles Street. The suspect appears to be a tall, white man in his fifties or sixties with graying hair. Those with info should call Det. Al Rasch at (213) 972-1245 or 1-877-LAPD-24-7.