LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — Detectives seek the public’s help in identifying two suspects police say are responsible for a series of burglaries in Montecito Heights.
The Los Angeles Police Department said the two males were caught on camera during a Nov. 12, 2014, burglary in the 3900 block of Elderbank Drive.READ MORE: Thousands Attend Procession Carrying Remains Of 20-Year-Old Lance Cpl. Kareem Nikoui, Killed In Kabul, To Riverside Mortuary
“According to detectives, this incident appears to be related to burglaries in the area,” the statement said.
The LAPD said the most recent incident occurred Feb. 25 in the 3900 block of Paige Street.READ MORE: Robert Durst, New York Real Estate Scion, Convicted Of 1st Degree Murder In Death Of Longtime Friend Susan Berman
It was then, according to police, the pair broke into a home, took property and fled while the victim barricaded herself in a bathroom.
A neighbor, who didn’t want to be identified, told CBS2’s Jasmine Viel the suspects allegedly made off with cash, jewelry and ransacked the woman’s kitchen.
“She said that one tried to reach out and touch her but the other one pushed his hand away,” the neighbor said of the victim.MORE NEWS: Stars Show Out To Celebrate Emmy Nominations Ahead Of Big Show
Anyone with more information about these incidents was asked to call Hollenbeck Division burglary detectives at (323) 224-0110 or 1-877-LAPD-24-7 during non-business hours or on weekends.