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Crowbar-Wielding Man Damaged Nearly 30 Cars in Los Angeles

Crowbar-Wielding Man Damaged Nearly 30 Cars in Los Angeles

A photo of a suspect wanted for vandalizing nearly 30 vehicles in Koreatown. (Courtesy of Los Angeles Police Department)

City News Service

City News Service

12/5/2023

Updated: 12/6/2023

LOS ANGELES—A search was continuing Dec. 5 for a man who used a yellow crowbar to smash the bodies and windows of approximately 30 vehicles parked in Koreatown.
The vandalism occurred between Fourth and Seventh streets and Westmoreland Ave. to Virgil Ave. from noon to 3 p.m. Dec. 4, according to the Los Angeles Police Department.
Detectives described the suspect as wearing a Dallas sweatshirt, black pants, and black slippers, and carrying a neon green bag. Police said the suspect is known to be hostile toward bystanders and investigators believed there are possibly additional victims of vandalism.
Anyone with information regarding the vandalism was urged to call the LAPD Olympic Area Auto Detectives at 213-382-9370. Tipsters who prefer to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at 800-222-8477. During non-business hours or weekends, calls should be made to 877-527-3247.
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