Irvine Police Department Seeks Suspect in Follow-Home Robbery
Irvine, Calif. (March 1, 2018) – The Irvine Police Department is seeking a suspect and his associate in a robbery that occurred Wednesday night in Irvine.
On Wednesday, February 28, at approximately 6:20 p.m., a female victim was approached as she attempted to open the front door of her residence off Jamboree Road and Champion Way. The suspect ripped a necklace off her neck and fled. The victim had previously been shopping in Artesia, where she saw the suspect, who was accompanied by a female. The necklace stolen from the victim is worth $2,500. Irvine Police Department detectives believe the suspect followed the victim to her Irvine home.
The suspect is described as a black male in his 20s, 6 feet tall, with a slim build. He has short, dark hair and was seen wearing a faded red hooded Air Jordan sweatshirt and white pants.
The female associate is 5 feet, 1 inch tall with black hair and brown eyes. She was photographed at the Artesia shopping center wearing a gray Adidas shirt and light-colored shorts.
Anyone with information on the suspect or his associate is asked to contact Irvine Police Department Detective Keith Herter at 949-724-7183 or firstname.lastname@example.org.