Rancho Palos Verdes burglary suspect sought, considered armed and dangerous

A suspect involved in a a burglary in Rancho Palos Verdes and his getaway car are shown in surveillance photos taken on April 6, 2016. (KABC)

Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department detectives are searching for a burglary suspect who is considered armed and dangerous.

Authorities said Canyon Country resident Rakan Helo, who is on parole for witness intimidation, is suspected of a burglary that happened in the 6100 block of Arrowroot Lane in Rancho Palos Verdes around 9 a.m. on April 6.

Security footage captured at the scene showed a suspect breaking the glass door and entering the home.

Helo is said to be driving a 1997 Lexas four-door sedan that is white and gray with a sunroof and the California license plate No. 6GSP241.

He is known to frequent the Canyon Country, Malibu and Chatsworth areas.

Helo is described as a man in his late 20s to early 30s, with black or brown facial hair. Authorities said he was last seen wearing a brimmed brown hat, black prescription glasses and a navy blue denim shirt and pants.

Anyone with information was asked to call Detective Duckworth at (310) 891-3213, Sgt. Moffett at (310) 891-3215, or the Lomita Sheriff's Station at (310) 539-1661. Those wishing to remain anonymous may call Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477.
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