PANORAMA CITY (CBSLA.com) — Detectives with the Los Angeles Police Department’s Mission Division are hoping the public can help them identify two suspects wanted for robbing a 72-year-old woman last month.
Police said the victim was at an ATM in the 8200 block of Woodman Avenue on August 4, around 12:30 a.m., when she was approached by the two suspects, one male and one female.
The suspects are seen, on video surveillance, standing next to the victim, appearing to help with her ATM transaction. Officials said the duo was only helping themselves to the woman’s withdrawal.
The female suspect walked away and returned driving a black vehicle. The male suspect snatched the victim’s money from and jumped into the awaiting vehicle.
Suspect #1 is described as White or Latino, 18 to 20, wearing a black baseball cap, black t-shirt, long black shorts and black crew socks with black shoes. He wore black sunglasses throughout the incident.
Suspect #2 is described as White or Latina, 18 to 20. She has long brown hair with highlights. She was wearing a black tank top, light color leggings with a red shirt wrapped around her waist.
The suspect’s vehicle is described as a four door sedan, dark in color.
To view the robbery video, click here.
Anyone with information about this case is asked to contact Mission Area Robbery Detective Gretchen Schultz at (818) 838-9898.