After handing over the cash, the victim ran away.
The suspects are described as Korean males, between 16 and 18 years old. One suspect is said to be 5 feet 8 inches tall, about 150 pounds, with close-cropped hair. He was wearing a black hooded sweatshirt, black pants and black and white shoes.
The second suspect is 5 feet 6 inches tall, weighing about 145 pounds. He was wearing a black cap, a white T-shirt, red-and-white-checkered shorts and red sandals.
Anyone with information is asked to call LAPD detectives at (213) 382-9460.
City News Service contributed to this story