Some people say that appearance is everything. In the case of an armed robbery suspect, he put on his Sunday best to hold up a business in the Mid-City area.
The robbery took place on Feb. 5 at about 7 p.m. The suspect walked into the business in the 3100 block of Pico Boulevard, took out a handgun and demanded money, police said. Once the clerk opened the register the suspect reached into the cash drawer and took the money out and ran from the store.
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Investigators want you to take a close look at the surveillance images of the suspect. He was wearing a red/peach-colored shirt, a tie and a jacket.
“The armed robbery suspect…appeared to be dressed more for a job interview than a robbery,” said a police press release. Now investigators are hoping to catch the suspect and have him trade in his fancy clothes for a prison jumpsuit.
If you recognize this suspect, police want to hear from you right away. If you wish to remain anonymous, call Crimestoppers at (800)-222-TIPS (800-222-8477).