Police Tuesday continued their efforts to find a man wanted in a half-dozen armed robberies in Long Beach.
The suspect struck at various times, from 4:45 to 10:40 p.m., between Nov. 27 and last Friday, according to the Long Beach Police Department.
A variety of businesses were targeted, including restaurants, a pet store and a wireless store, at the following dates and locations:
— Nov. 27, 2100 block of South Street;
— Nov. 27, 4000 block of Atlantic Avenue;
— Dec. 5, 3300 block of East Anaheim Street;
— Dec. 5, 1900 block of Ximeno Avenue;
— Dec. 5, 2500 block of Long Beach Boulevard; and
— Dec. 7, 700 block of Long Beach Boulevard.
“In each of the incidents, the suspect armed with a handgun approaches the cashier attempting to purchase an item,” according to a police statement. “Once the cashier opens the till the suspect then robs the cashier and flees the location.”
Police released a security photo of the gunman, who was described as black, 40-50 years old with a medium build.
Anyone with information that could help police track down the suspect was urged to call Detective Jacqueline Parkhill at (562) 570-7464 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Anonymous tips can be submitted through Crime Stoppers by calling (800) 222-TIPS or at lacrimestoppers.org.
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