A police investigation was launched in Los Angeles this week when two males fled from a medical clinic after receiving procedures price roughly $4,000.
Dr. Benny Hau, MD, the director of the downtown therapy heart Sculpt DTLA, launched his surveillance footage of the suspects to Facebook this week. In one submit, he warned others within the space that the 2 males had been “going to local businesses and burglarizing them.”
Hau advised CBS Los Angeles (KCBS-TV) the boys got here into his clinic round 3:30 p.m. on Monday. One obtained Botox in his brow and the opposite had lip-fillers, he confirmed. They had been nervous earlier than the procedures, nurse Natalie Hau advised the outlet. One suspect, a black male, was described as being in his 20s and the second, a white male, appeared in his 30s.
“They said they’d never received treatment before, and both said they wanted to look really, really nice,” Hau advised the Los Angeles Times newspaper. “They wanted to look beautiful.” The physician later famous: “They said they would recommend us to friends, write good reviews.”
CBS Los Angeles dubbed the pair the “Botox bandits.”
Hau mentioned neither suspect requested how a lot the procedures would value, however that had occurred with different purchasers. The director took a “before” image of 1 man, which he later uploaded to social media. After the older man went to the lavatory twice suspicions had been raised, Hau mentioned.
After round 10 minutes, the second man requested to go and find his buddy. “I said ‘just follow them’ because it is unusual for both patients to use the bathroom at one time, and we didn’t want them to run off,” Hau advised the Los Angeles Times. After a receptionist adopted, the person pushed her out of the best way and ran out by way of an emergency exit. Both males then fled the scene.
“I had patients in the other room while they were there,” the physician added. “I’m just happy my patients were safe, my nurse was safe, my receptionist was safe and nobody got hurt.”
On Tuesday, Hau launched images and pictures of the pair. “If you have any information please call (213)486-6606 officer Teyechea is handling this case,” he appealed on-line. “A police report has been submitted and [the] LAPD is actively investigating.”
The males might face grand theft expenses if situated and detained, CBS Los Angeles reported. The director mentioned that clinic insurance policies had been up to date to assist cease related thefts sooner or later.