Police Search for El Sereno Cell Phone Store Robbery Suspect

LAPD is asking for the public's help in locating the suspect in two seperate cell phone store robberies in the El Sereno area of Los Angeles.

The suspect hit the first store in the 4600 block of Huntington Dr on Thursday, September 5 around 1pm.  He entered the store with a gun, jumped over the counter and emptied the register. Then he directed the employee to the back and took money from the person and fled.

Almost the same thing happened on Sunday, September 8 around 10am in the 4800 block of Valley Blvd.

Cops say the suspect is a a male Hispanic between 30 to 40-years-old, who stands 5 feet 8 inches to 5 feet 10 inches tall and weighs between 180 and 220 pounds, with numerous tattoos on both arms. The Suspect has a tattoo on his right shoulder of a Japanese Demon with horns and a large “LA” on his right elbow.

Anyone with info should contact LAPD at 877-LAPD-24-7.

Watch the video of the El Sereno cell phone robberies below: