UPDATE: Long Beach Police Arrest Woman Linked to Armed Robbery at Drake Park on Monday

 

UPDATE | Police arrested a Long Beach woman suspected of robbing a person at Drake Park Monday afternoon after witnesses reported seeing a person with a gun, authorities said.

Claudia Beatriz Lira, 30, was booked for robbery and battery, Long Beach Police Department (LBPD) spokeswoman Marlene Arrona said.

Officers responded to Drake Park at 1:30PM on Monday, October 5, to a person with a gun call and later determined a strong arm robbery happened in the park.

Officials said the loss was recovered and returned to the victim.

No shooting victim was located.

Lira is being held at Long Beach City Jail on $50,000 bail.

The investigation is ongoing.

PREVIOUSLY: Long Beach Police Investigating Possible Shooting in Drake Park Monday Afternoon

10/5/15 at 2:00PM | Long Beach police were investigating the Drake Park area Monday afternoon after witnesses reported seeing a person with a gun, authorities said.

Officers responded to Drake Park at 1:30PM on Monday, October 5, and are still on scene to determine if a shooting occurred.

No additional information was available at this time. The Post will update this story as we learn more.



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