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LAPD Seeks Public's Help in Catching Five Handbag Bandits

Police release detailed descriptions about a fivesome who struck a shop at around 2:30 p.m. Sunday.

The Westfield Century City shopping center was the site of a handbag burglary on Sunday. Patch file photo.
The Westfield Century City shopping center was the site of a handbag burglary on Sunday. Patch file photo.

Los Angeles police burglary detectives asked the public today for information that would lead to the arrests of three women and two men who burglarized a handbag store in the Westfield Century City shopping center.

The burglary occurred about 2:30 p.m. Sunday when five suspects walked through the front door, stole numerous pieces of merchandise, and fled.

One suspect is described as a black woman with blond and black hair. She is 5 feet 7 inches tall and weighs 110 pounds. She was wearing a brown tank top, black pants, a black bag and sunglasses.

The second suspect is a male standing 6 feet tall and weighing about 150 pounds. He was wearing an orange and blue design sweater and dark pants.

The third suspect was also a male, 6 feet 2 inches tall, weighing about 200 pounds. He was wearing a black and red beanie, blue jeans jacket, a blue and white striped shirt, gray camouflage pants and black sneakers.

The fourth suspect was a woman with long black hair, 5 feet 6 inches tall, weighing about 120 pounds. She was wearing a light colored blouse, black shorts and dark shoes.

The fifth suspect was also a black woman with long black hair, 5 feet 7 inches tall, weighing about 120 pounds. She was wearing a long sleeved green shirt, dark pants and fur style boots.

Anyone with information about the burglary was asked to call (310) 444-
1522 or (310) 444-1523.

--City News Service

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