Incident description: Three male juveniles and a female juvenile approached the victim as he was standing on the train platform. One of the male juveniles grabbed the victim’s iPhone out of his hand and walked away.
Time & date of incident: 2:25 p.m. on Nov. 19, 2020
Location: Off campus at the Expo/Vermont light rail station
The suspects were last seen running in the area of Exposition Boulevard and Catalina Street.
Suspect description: The first suspect is a Black male, approximately 14 to 16 years old, 5 feet 9 inches tall and with a thin build. He was wearing a white T-shirt and black pants.
The second suspect is a Black male, approximately 14 to 16 years old, 5 feet 9 inches tall and with a thin build. He was wearing a blue long-sleeve T-shirt and blue pants.
The third suspect is a Black male, approximately 14 to 16 years old, 5 feet 8 inches tall and weighing 180 pounds.
There was no description provided for the female suspect.
Suspect vehicle: No vehicle seen.
If you were in the vicinity during the time of this incident, the Department of Public Safety (DPS) asks for your help in identifying the suspect. If you have any information regarding this incident, please contact DPS at (213) 740-6000 or the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) at (213) 485-6571. If you are ever in immediate danger, call LAPD at 911 or DPS at (213) 740-4321.
Please note that race, ethnicity, gender and/or religious affiliation are NOT considered the basis for suspicion; only behaviors are considered suspicious.
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