A Pasadena man suspected of being the getaway driver in a string of at least six street robberies and one attempted heist this month was in custody Thursday.
Los Angeles Police Department Robbery Homicide Division detectives identified a vehicle allegedly used in the robberies, located it in Pasadena on Wednesday and arrested the driver, 23-year-old Quioness Wilson, according to an LAPD statement.
Detectives searched Wilson’s home and found “additional evidence associated to the robberies,” according to police.
Wilson was interviewed, then booked into the LAPD Metropolitan Division Jail on suspicion of robbery, with bail set at $350,000.
Police are still seeking two other male suspects.
The robberies took place in the LAPD’s Central, Wilshire and Hollywood divisions, with most occurring in the afternoon hours, police said.
One attempted robbery and two successful robberies occurred on Sept. 1. The other four robberies, including a gunpoint robbery in broad daylight at a café on Melrose Avenue, were reported on Tuesday.
Anyone with information on the robberies was asked to call the LAPD Robbery Homicide Division, Robbery Special Section at 213-486-6840. Calls made during non-business hours or on weekends can be directed to 877-527-3247.
Anonymous tips can be called in to Crime Stoppers at 800-222-8477 or submitted online at lacrimestoppers.org.