Irvine, Calif. (July 30, 2017) – The Irvine Police Department has released a sketch of the suspect in an armed robbery that occurred Saturday night at Northwood Place apartments. The suspect is described as a black male in his late 20s to early 30s, approximately 6’0” to 6’2” and weighing 175 pounds. He has short black hair and dark eyes.
On Saturday just before 11 p.m., the Irvine Police Department responded to multiple 911 calls reporting shots fired on the 500 block of Hayes. Police arrived and determined that no one was injured in the incident, which occurred during a robbery.
The incident began when the suspect approached a couple who had just unloaded their car and were walking toward their apartment. The suspect produced a handgun and forcibly removed jewelry from the victims, then fired at them as he fled.
The Irvine Police Department is aggressively investigating this crime. Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Keith Herter at 949-724-7183 or firstname.lastname@example.org.