LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — Police are looking to identify a burglary suspect who they say followed a mail carrier inside an apartment complex before allegedly forcing his way into a West Los Angeles unit.
Los Angeles police said in a statement that the suspect, described as a 6-foot-tall Black male, allegedly entered the building in the 3400 block of Manning Avenue about 1 p.m. on Dec. 2.READ MORE: Marvel Actor Gaspard Ulliel Dead At 37 Following Ski Accident
Once inside, police say the suspect forced his way into a second-floor apartment.
“He took property belonging to the victim and fled the location,” the statement said.READ MORE: Authorities Arrest Brittany Moore, Suspect Involved In String Of Retail Thefts
Police said the suspect weighs approximately 225 pounds and is bald.
He apparently wore a plaid shirt, dark pants, white shoes and a black wristwatch. Police also said the suspect was on his cellphone when he allegedly entered the complex.MORE NEWS: Doctors, Nurses Report Alarming Rise In Pediatric COVID-19 Cases
Anyone with information about this case was asked to call West Los Angeles Burglary Detective Guevara at (310) 444-1522. Non-business hour calls should be directed to 1-877-LAPD-24-7.