HELP NEEDED IN IDENTIFYING ROBBERY SUSPECTS
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The Long Beach Police Department is currently looking for the community’s assistance in identifying the two suspects who violently robbed a 62-year-old woman.
On May 10, 2017, at approximately 9:40 PM, a 62-year-old victim was walking in the area of 9th Street and Linden Avenue when two suspects approached her from behind. One of the suspects punched her in the face, causing her to fall to the pavement. Once the victim was on the pavement, one of the suspects started dragging her several feet. During the assault, one of the suspects took her cellphone. Both suspects immediately ran from the area.
The suspects are described as male, dark complexion, 20-25 years old, 5’8” - 6’0” tall and 160 lbs.
The victim was treated by a physician for non-life threatening injuries.
Robbery Detectives urge any residents or other witnesses, who may have witnessed the robbery, to contact Detective JJ Johnson at 562-570-5731. 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 http://www.lacrimestoppers.org/