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POLICE SEEK PUBLIC’S HELP IN IDENTIFYING A CAT BURGLARY SUSPECT

The Long Beach Police Department is seeking the public’s help in identifying a suspect wanted in connection with a cat burglary that occurred in the area of 7th Stree

t and Temple Avenue on Friday, July 13, 2012, at approximately 10:30 p.m., and a composite sketch is now available.

The adult female was asleep in her residence when she woke to find the suspect standing over her. The suspect made lewd comments to the victim and then fled the residence. The victim immediately reported the incident to police.

The victim described the suspect as a male Hispanic in his 40s, 5’5” to 5’6” tall and weighing 160 to 170 pounds, with black hair, brown eyes and a mustache.

The Long Beach Police Department would like to encourage residents to practice the following safety tips:

– keep your doors and windows secured at all times
– purchase devices for your windows that will allow adequate ventilation without jeopardizing your safety
– install security lights with motion sensors outside your home
– prevent hiding locations by keeping bushes and shrubbery trimmed
– know your escape routes
– immediately report any suspicious activity or persons by calling 9-1-1 regardless of how insignificant you may feel it is and let police determine its importance

Anyone with information regarding this incident is strongly urged to call Long Beach Police Sex Crimes Detective Louie Galvan at (562) 570-7368. Anonymous tips may be submitted via text or web by visiting www.tipsoft.com.

Instructions:

Please call 9-1-1 to report suspicious activity.

HEALTH AND SAFETY FAIR FRIDAY, JULY 27

Community: LBPD AND WE-UNION INVITE YOU TO HEALTH AND SAFETY FAIR FRIDAY, JULY 27

Please join us tomorrow evening for “Unite the Night,” a free community event hostee by the Long Beach Police Department and We-Union, a t

eam from this year’s Neighborhood Leadership Program.This family-friendly event will be Friday, July 27, 2012, from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m., at the LBPD North Police Substation, 4891 Atlantic Avenue (near Del Amo).There will be a bike rodeo for kids, yoga and zumba classes, a puppet show, resources from the Long Beach Police and Fire Departments, health screenings and more! For more informaiton please see the flier posted to our Facebook page (www.facebook.com/LongBeachPD.CA), or call (562) 546-2845. Hope to see you there!
Contact Information:
Lisa Massacani
lisa.massacani@longbeach.gov