Long Beach police seek suspects in 2010 slaying
Long Beach police Thursday released sketches of two men suspected of helping kill a man who had come to the city to buy a car.
Franklin Robles was killed during a robbery Aug. 9, 2010, in the 1400 Block of W. 16th Street in Long Beach. Robles lived in Lake Elsinore.
Police described one suspect as Latino, 5-feet, 5-inches tall, with a medium build, short hair, small goatee and multiple tattoos on both arms. The other man is described as Latino, 5-feet 7-inches tall with a medium build, shaved head and pudgy face.
Since January 2007, at least 187 homicides have been reported in Long Beach, according to a Times Homicide Report database.
Anyone with information is asked to call Det. Malcolm Evans or Det. Todd Johnson at (562) 570-7244.
— Robert J. Lopez
Sketch: Long Beach homicide suspects. Credit: Long Beach Police Department