Long Beach PD asks public help in identifying commercial robbery suspect

Commercial robbery suspect. Image courtesy of Long Beach Police Department.
Commercial robbery suspect. Image courtesy of Long Beach Police Department.

The Long Beach Police Department is seeking the public’s help in identifying a suspect wanted for multiple commercial armed robberies in Long Beach.

The three robberies occurred between March 22, 2019 and June 3, 2019, at various times between 9:10 p.m. and 9:45 p.m. All incidents occurred at local restaurants at the below locations:

  • March 22, 2019 – 1000 block of East PCH
  • May 20, 2019 – 1000 block of East PCH
  • June 3, 2019 – 2000 block of East PCH (video shown below)

In each of the incidents, the suspect enters the restaurants, places an order with the cashier, and during the transaction pulls out a handgun and demands money from the employee. None of the victims reported injuries as a result of the robberies.

Detectives are releasing video footage of the suspect, hoping that someone will recognize him and come forward. The suspect is described as follows:

Gender: Male
Age: 18 to 20-years-old
Physical Description: Medium build

Anyone who may have information regarding the identity of this suspect is encouraged to call Long Beach Police Department Robbery Detectives Nancy Mora or Jacqueline Parkhill 562-570-7464 or email [email protected]. Anonymous tips may be submitted through “LA Crime Stoppers” by calling 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), downloading the “P3 Tips” app to your smart phone (available at the Apple App store and Google Play), or visiting www.lacrimestoppers.org.

The article above was released by the Long Beach Police Department.