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Hermosa Beach Neighborhood Watch would like to inform their residents that this crime occurred in Manhattan Beach last night.  Communication is KEY and if we continue to share information between neighboring cities on crimes that happen, we can all do our part to be more aware of our surroundings.   



12/18/08         8:10 p.m. - 8:15 p.m.                            

400 blk of John Pl

Armed Robbery - On 12/18/08 at approximately 8:10 p.m. the victims were walking northbound in the 400 blk of John Pl. when they saw a light colored SUV with its lights on in the alley one blk south. They continued to walk north and they heard the SUV rapidly approaching their position. The SUV passed them and stopped in front of them. The driver and the passenger exited the vehicle. The passenger pointed a gun at one of the victims and demanded their property. The victims gave the suspects cash and jewelry. Suspects were armed with a gun and a knife.

Suspect # 1 was described as a male black adult, 22 - 26 years of age, 5'11" to 6', 170 - 200 pounds, wearing a dark hooded sweatshirt.
Suspect # 2 was described as a black male adult, 20 - 25 yrs of age, 5'11" to 6' tall, 170 - 180 pounds, wearing a dark hooded sweatshirt.

MB Police dispatch DIRECT LINE is (310) 545-4566 to report a crime or give information regarding a crime.