CARLSBAD — At approximately 1:03 a.m. July 9 Carlsbad police responded to Carlsbad Boulevard and Grand Avenue in reference to an armed robbery. The unknown suspect approached a male and female victim in the parking lot of the Koko Beach restaurant and produced a black handgun and demanded the victims’ belongings. The victims produced their cell phones and car keys and the suspect took the make victim’s cell phone and the keys to a Honda vehicle. The suspect then fled on foot northbound on Carlsbad Boulevard. Police checked the area but could not find the suspect.
The suspect was described as a black male wearing all black clothing and a black ski mask.