Long Beach
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On November 30, 2017, felony charges were filed against a 23-year-old male and a 26-year-old male for their involvement in a robbery to a female motorist. 

On October 1, 2017, at approximately 10:00 PM, officers were dispatched to the 5200 block of East 2nd Street regarding a female screaming.  The preliminary investigation found that a suspect, armed with a handgun, approached the victim, and demanded her property.  The suspect grabbed the victim’s purse and fled to an awaiting vehicle.  Fortunately, the victim was not injured during the robbery.
Through their investigation, detectives learned that some of the loss was used at a convenience store in the City of Los Angeles.  After reviewing the video footage, detectives were able to identify the suspects
On November 28, 2017, detectives arrested 23-year-old Servando Hernandez in the 10000 block of San Anselmo in the city of South Gate.  Detectives also executed a search warrant at the suspect’s residence and recovered evidence, including a loaded handgun.
On November 29, 2017, detectives arrested 26-year-old Wuilver Yovani Flores in 7900 block of Morton Avenue in the city of Los Angeles.  Detectives executed a search warrant at the suspect’s residence, recovering evidence related to the robbery. 

Today, the case was presented to the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office, which filed one count of robbery against Servando Hernandez and one count of robbery against Wuilver Yovani Flores.  Both suspects are being held at the Long Beach city jail.  Hernandez’s bail is $50,000 and Flores’s bail is $85,000.  Flores also had $35,000.00 in outstanding arrest warrants for charges related to narcotics and traffic violations.

Anyone with information regarding this investigation is encouraged to call Robbery Detective JJ Johnson at (562) 570-5731. Anyone wishing to remain anonymous may call 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), or text TIPLA plus your tip to 274637 (CRIMES), or visit www.LACrimeStoppers.org.