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'Store creeper' sought in L.A.'s Little Tokyo

June 23, 2010 12:18:20 AM PDT
Police need the public's help finding a man they call a "store creeper" in the Little Tokyo area of Los Angeles, going into businesses to steal purses, cash and other valuables.The LAPD released surveillance video of the suspect. Police said he steals from customers while employees are distracted with other customers.

Police believe several crews of thieves regularly work the Little Tokyo and fashion district areas. Anyone with information is urged to call the LAPD at (877) LAPD-24-7.