Detectives are searching for two suspects caught on surveillance camera robbing a local pharmacy at gunpoint, plus the woman who acted as their lookout, police reported Wednesday.
The robbery happened around 12:55 p.m. on Aug. 24 at a pharmacy located in the 1200 block of north Vermont Avenue. One suspect jumped over the counter, pointed a handgun at an employee and made her lay on the floor, while the second suspect helped steal medication and cash before fleeing in a maroon colored sedan, the LAPD’s Northeast Robbery Unit reported in a news release.
One suspect was described as a black male, between 20-30 years old, standing six feet tall, weighing about 180 pounds and was wearing a Gardena Elementary hooded sweater and a white bandana.
The second suspect was described as a black male, between 20-30 years old, standing six feet tall, weighing about 180 pounds and was wearing a gray/black hooded sweater and a black ski mask.
The lookout was described as a black woman, standing at 5 feet 5 inches tall, heavy set, wearing a pink top and pink pants.
Anyone with information about the crime was asked to call LAPD’s Northeast Area Robbery Det. Korn at 323-561-3471. Anonymous tips can be placed by calling 1-800-222-TIPS, or by visiting lacrimestoppers.org.