Police asked for the public’s help Thursday after a man stole guns and ammunition during two residential burglaries in the Westchester area, according to LAPD officials.
Officers first responded to an activated burglary alarm at a residence in the 8500 block of Flight Avenue (map) around 2:55 p.m. Monday, the Los Angeles Police Department stated in a news release.
During an investigation, detectives found that the man smashed a bathroom window and stole handguns and ammunition before moving onto a second home and removing unknown property from it.
Police described the man as a black, about 30 to 35 years old, standing 5 foot 10 inches tall and weighing about 200 pounds.
Anyone with information was asked to contact LAPD’s Pacific Area Detective Hogan at 310-482-6357. During non-business hours or on weekends, calls should be directed to 877-527-3247.