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LASD - Parks Bureau, Los Angeles County Sheriff
Tuesday July 30th, 2013 :: 12:57 p.m. PDT


MEDIA AVAILABILITY: Detective’s Seek Public’s Assistance in Identifying Carjacking Suspect

The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Parks Bureau Detectives are looking for a man who committed a carjacking and kidnapping on July 19, 2013, at 5:15 p.m. The crimes occurred at Alondra Park where the victims were sitting in their vehicle in the parking lot. The suspect entered the vehicle and forcibly obtained the key to the vehicle from the driver. He drove away from the park with two victims in the backseat while leaving the driver/victim standing in the parking lot.
The suspect then crashed into two vehicles as he left the parking lot with the two victims still in the backseat. The victim’s pleaded with the suspect to stop driving and set them free. The suspect responded to their pleas with threats to kill them and crash the vehicle. This continued until the suspect collided into another vehicle at Van Ness Boulevard and Imperial Highway in the city of Hawthorne. The suspect fled from the collision and was last seen running eastbound.
The suspect is described as Male, black, 20-25 years-of-age, 6’0”, 170 lbs. black hair brown eyes.
Parks Bureau Detective Bureau asks that anyone having information regarding the identity of the suspect, contact them at (661) 294-3544 or Detective Janice Banks at (213) 276-8108.
Media Availability
Detective Banks will be available for interviews at Parks Bureau Headquarters, 2101 N. Highland Avenue, Bldg. D, Los Angeles 90068, today (July 30, 2013) between the hours of 2:00 – 4:00 p.m.
The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Departments Parks Bureau is dedicated to providing a safe and drug free environment at all Los Angeles County Parks.

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LASD - Parks Bureau, Los Angeles County Sheriff
500 W Temple St
Los Angeles, CA 90012

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Non-emergencies: 213-893-1076

Johnie K. Jones
Parks Bureau Headquarters

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