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LAPD needs help finding 'Drill Lock Burglars'

March 4, 2010 12:00:00 AM PST
The Los Angeles Police Department is asking the public for help tracking down a burglary ring. The burglars have been targeting homes in the Mid-City area.In the latest incident on February 24, two suspects forced their way into an apartment on the 3100 block of West 3rd Street. The suspects gained entry into the apartment unit by manipulating the deadbolts and drilling holes from the exterior of the front doors. Police say they ransacked the apartment and stole selected items.

Both suspects were recorded on surveillance video. The suspects are described as male Asians in their 20's. They were last seen wearing gray colored baseball caps with the initials "LA" on the front. One of the suspects had black framed eyeglasses.

Detectives believe that the two are responsible for a series of burglaries in the area. Anyone with information on the two suspects is asked to contact Olympic Burglary Detective Adrian Chin at (213) 382-9440.