Police arrest suspect in residential garage robbery

On, Tuesday, Sept. 5, Seal Beach detectives arrested Christian Hernandez, 19, on suspicion of robbing a Seal Beach man at gunpoint in the victim’s garage on Seal Way in late August. Hernandez was arrested at his Bellflower home.  Hernandez was identified as a suspect in this crime.  He was booked and is being held at Orange County Jail.

According to the Seal Beach Police Department, on Aug. 31, 2017 at approximately 12:24 p.m., officers responded to a report of an armed robbery on the 1200 block of Seal Way regarding a call of an armed robbery.  The victim told police he was sitting in his garage when the suspect came in, pointed a gun at him, and demanded his money and medical marijuana.  Police reported that the victim lost the medical marijuana, a safe and $40 cash.