The resident was walking on Pacific Coast Highway near 19th Street
, just after midnight, when he was confronted by two male black adults. One of the subjects pointed a black semi-automatic handgun at his head and demanded his wallet. The victim handed over the wallet and the subjects got into a nearby white Dodge Magnum, that he had seen earlier. The car fled north on PCH.
A vehicle matching that description could be stopped by El Segundo Police [at PCH and Maple Av.
] in the city of El Segundo. Hermosa Beach Police and victim also responded to that location.
A search of the vehicle and its occupants resulted in finding a loaded 9mm handgun with high capacity magazines and the victim's wallet and identification. The subjects were arrested.
The Hermosa Beach Police Department is encouraging anyone with additional information to contact Detective JR Smith at (310) 318-0351
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Hermosa Beach, June 30th 2015, according to a press release by the Hermosa Beach Police a local Hermosa Beach resident was robbed at gun point on June 28. 2015.