On Friday, November 3rd, 2017, at approximately 7:16 pm, Seal Beach Police Officers received a call of a robbery in the 10th Street Municipal Beach Parking Lot located at 902 Ocean Avenue.
The initial investigation revealed that four male suspects approached the two male victims while they were walking in the parking lot. The suspects made several derogatory comments about the victims’ same sex relationship, and threatened to harm the victims. A suspect then forcefully stole a cellular phone from one of the victims. The suspects fled the area prior to police arrival.
The suspects were described as four Caucasian males in their early twenties. After an extensive search of the surroundings areas officers were unable to locate the suspects.
1. Male, Caucasian, Early 20’s, 5’10”, thin build – Grey or black hoodie with red writing, blue jeans.
2. Male, Caucasian, Early 20’s, 5’09”, thin build – Khaki or green pants, red Converse shoes.
3. Male, Caucasian, Early 20’s, 5’09”, thin build – Black cap with marijuana leaves, shorts, Vans shoes and white mid-length socks.
4. Male, Caucasian, Early 20’s, thin build – Black sweat shirt.
This investigation is currently ongoing. If you have any information related to this crime please contact Detective Jeff Gibson at (562) 799-4100 ext. 1109.
On December 3, 2017, Seal Beach Police Officers arrested Wade Rutledge (age 27 of Seal Beach) on the charge of Robbery. Detectives are still seeking two additional suspects. If you have any information, please contact Detective Jeff Gibson at (562) 799-4100 ext. 1109.
This article was released by the Seal Beach Police Department.