Police seek public's help to identify 3 suspects in armed robbery on Melrose Avenue

Thursday, March 25, 2021
Police seek public's help to identify suspects in West Hollywood robbery
The Los Angeles Police Department is seeking the public's assistance in identifying three men who assaulted a man and robbed him at gunpoint in West Hollywood.

WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (CNS) -- The Los Angeles Police Department is seeking the public's assistance in identifying three men who assaulted a man and robbed him at gunpoint in West Hollywood.

The men approached the man at about 1:40 p.m. Monday in the 7600 block of Melrose Avenue, near Stanley Avenue, while he was walking with his girlfriend after he dined at a nearby restaurant, police said.

The men assaulted the man and demanded his property, police said. One suspect pulled out a gun and took the man's belongings, including a gold necklace before fleeing with the other two suspects in a red-four door sedan driven by a fourth man.

The three men who committed the assault are described as being between 20 and 30 years old. A description of the driver was not available.

Anyone with information on the robbery can call Wilshire Robbery Detective S. Azmy at 213-922-8229. Calls during non-business hours or on the weekends can be made to 877-527-3247.

Anonymous tips can be called in to Crime Stoppers at 800-222-8477 or submitted online at lacrimestoppers.org.