Police Seeking Unidentified Man Who Left $8,000 in Cash at Restaurant Near LAX

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Police were asking for the public’s help Wednesday in identifying a man who left $8,000 in cash at a restaurant near Los Angeles International Airport.

A surveillance image of the unidentified man was released by the Los Angeles Police Department.

A surveillance image of the unidentified man was released by the Los Angeles Police Department.

The man had a morning meal at a restaurant on Century Boulevard on Dec. 19, 2015, according to a news release from the Los Angeles Police Department.

When the man walked out of the restaurant, he left behind more than $8,000 in cash in the booth where he was sitting, the release stated.

Detectives were not releasing too much information so that when the man comes forward he can provide specific details to prove the money is his, police said.

Anyone with information was asked to contact Pacific Division detectives at 310-482-6313.  During non-business hours or on weekends, calls should be directed to 1-877-LAPD-24-7 (877-527-3247).

Anyone wishing to remain anonymous should call Crime Stoppers at 800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477). Tipsters may also contact Crime Stoppers by texting to phone number 274637 (C-R-I-M-E-S on most keypads) with a cell phone. All text messages should begin with the letters “LAPD.” Tipsters may also go to LAPDOnline.org, click on “webtips” and follow the prompts.

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