Man Caught On Camera Smashing Windows Of LAPD Car ID’d

HOLLYWOOD (CBSLA.com) — A man who was caught on camera smashing up the windows of a LAPD car and stealing a computer in Hollywood has been identified.

Leyston Rice, 27, was booked on suspicion of felony vandalism and burglary from a motor vehicle, according to Officer Wendy Reyes. The suspect is reportedly being held on $20,000 bail.

Around 1 p.m. Tuesday, Rice allegedly used a piece of metal pipe to break the patrol vehicle’s windows at the Hollywood & Highland complex along Hollywood Boulevard. He then pulled out a laptop from the front seat and walked away.

Tourists rolled their cameras as the scene unfolded.

Rice was immediately apprehended.

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