Detectives are seeking the public’s help to identify three people, and their getaway driver, accused of an armed robbery in the Fairfax neighborhood of Los Angeles, officials said Wednesday.
Around 1:40 p.m. Monday, three people approached a victim, who was walking with his girlfriend on the 7600 block of Melrose Avenue after dining at a nearby restaurant, the Los Angeles Police Department said in a news release.
The alleged suspects physically assaulted the victim and demanded his property, police said. One of the three produced a handgun and took the victim’s belongings, including a gold necklace which he was wearing at the time.
The three men are described as being Black, between the ages of 20 and 30 years old, according to LAPD.
They fled the location in a red four door sedan with a fourth getaway driver.
Anyone with information is asked to call Detective S. Azmy at 213-922-8229. During non-business hours or on the weekends, call 1-877-527-3247. Anyone wishing to remain anonymous should call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.