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LAPD looks for leads in Porter Ranch home-invasion robberies

The LAPD says this is one of the supsects in the Porter Ranch burglaries and the vehicle used in the crimes
Los Angeles police Tuesday night were looking for three men involved in robberies at three Porter Ranch homes, including one in which a resident was tied up as robbers ransacked the place.

One of the robberies occurred about 2:30 p.m. Jan 9 after two of the men ransacked a residence in the 1200 block of Dunblane Avenue, the Los Angeles Police Department said.

The person who was tied up was not injured, police said. The men are suspected of breaking into two other homes in the area and taking jewelry and cash.

The men are described as African Americans between 20 and 25, the LAPD said. One is about 6 foot 3 and weighs 200 to 225 pounds. Another is 5 foot 9 and weighs about 180 pounds.

There was no details on the third robber, who was driving a newer-model white Chevrolet Traverse SUV, which had collision damage on the passenger's side front door.

Anyone with information is asked to call Det. Matthew Phelps at (818) 832-0609.

See The Times' Mapping L.A. for more details on recent Porter Ranch crimes

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Photo: Man identified by police as a suspect in the Porter Ranch robberies and the vehicle used in the crimes. Credit: Los Angeles Police Department

 
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