Updated: This article was updated with the victim's condition around 7 p.m. Sunday.
Tyler Rodgers has been identified as the suspect the Manhattan Beach Police Department is searching for in the alleged robbery and throat slashing of a employee. The crime occurred Thursday afternoon at the Cigar and Smoke Shop, 1751 Arestia Boulevard, just within city limits.
Rogers, who is currently on probation for robbery, is 18 years old, 5’9” tall and 135 lbs.
Anyone with information on Tyler's whereabouts should contact MBPD or their local police agency as soon as possible.
MBPD Detective Michael Rosenberger can be reached at 310-802-5127; MBPD's main line is 310-820-5140.
Sunday around 7 p.m., MBPD Lt. Steve Tobias said the employee whose throat was slashed underwent surgery and is recovering at a hospital.