Long Beach Police On The Hunt For Armed Robbery Suspect

LONG BEACH (CBS) — Long Beach police are on the hunt for an armed man they say has committed at least three robberies since Thursday evening.

The man enters a business and demands cash while showing a handgun, according to police. They said the suspect has fled on a bicycle and appears to be acting alone.

The robbery suspect is described as a white male, between 20-30 years of age. He has light brown of dirty blond hair. He is also 5 feet 10 inches – 6 feet three inches tall with an athletic build.

Police believe he first struck at 10:34 p.m. at a convenience store in the 200 block of Orange Avenue on Thursday.

They say he struck again about a half hour later at a restaurant in the 3100 block of Broadway and the following morning, around 9:30 a.m., at another restaurant in the 400 block of Obispo Avenue.

Anyone who may have any information regarding these crimes is urged to contact Long Beach Police Department Robbery Detective Don Collier at (562) 570-5537.

Tips may also be submitted anonymously via text or e-mail by visiting http://www.tipsoft.com. If you see the suspect or know of his whereabouts, please call 911 immediately.


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