Photo by John Schreiber.
Photo by John Schreiber.

Authorities Thursday sought public help to find a man who removed an American flag from a flagpole at a Long Beach residence and burned it.

The crime occurred around 12:30 a.m. July 25 in the 6200 block of Pageantry Street, the Long Beach Police Department reported.

Police released security images of the suspect, described as a white or Hispanic man in his early 20s, with a stocky build. He wore shorts, a T-shirt, and a “monster” baseball cap. He has a tattoo on the outside of his left calf and another tattoo on the inside of his right calf.

Anyone with information on the crime was urged to call Investigator Dennis Zigrang, (562) 570-2575 or Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-TIPS.

—City News Service

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