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Distraction burglars target elderly in LA

Los Angeles police released these sketches of a burglary suspect who has been target elderly residents.

March 10, 2011 12:00:00 AM PST
Los Angeles officials need the public's help to find three distraction burglars who are targeting elderly residents and stealing from their homes.

The incidents happened on the 22000 block of Gresham Street in January and on the 22900 block of Cantlay Street last month.

Authorities released a sketch of one of the suspects. He's described as Hispanic, 30 to 40 years old, 170 to 190 pounds. He is between 5 feet 7 inches and 5 feet 11 inches tall. He has black hair and brown eyes.

Anyone with information was asked to call the Los Angeles Police Department at (877) LAPD-24-7.