A “possible murder suspect” was being sought Wednesday afternoon in Ladera Heights, according to Los Angeles police.
Officers began searching for the man about 2:10 p.m. near Stocker Street and South Fairfax Avenue, according to Officer Tony Im, who said officers, canine units and a helicopter were sent to the scene.
The search was partly taking place in an old oil field in the area, KCAL9 reported from the scene.
The suspect is described as Black, 6-foot-4 and 175 pounds, wearing black and red shorts and a black shirt, Im said.
Information about the crime the suspect may have committed was not immediately available.
Northbound lanes of La Cienega Boulevard in the area were closed during the search.