Police Seek Public Help to Solve Long Beach Street Robberies

Long Beach police Wednesday sought public help to identify three men involved in four recent street robberies in the city.

The crimes occurred from May 14-23 between 5 p.m. and 1 a.m. at the following locations: the 4400 block of East Pacific Coast Highway, the 3200 block of East Anaheim Street, the 400 block of Roswell Avenue, and the 2200 block of Lakewood Boulevard, the Long Beach Police Department reported.

Police released security video of the crime on East Anaheim Street, which occurred about 7 p.m. on May 15. An unidentified man was knocked to the ground and kicked in the head by one of the assailants, who returned to deliver more blows as the victim was trying to stand up.

"The suspects forcibly took the unsuspecting victims' property," police said. "None of the victims reported severe injuries as a result of the robberies."

Anyone with information on any of the crimes was urged to call detectives 562-570-7068, or Crime Stoppers at 800-222-TIPS. Anyone knowing the immediate location of any of the suspects should call 911, police said.

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