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Police seek Sunset Beach man in riot case

August 05, 2013|This post has been corrected, as noted below.
  • A warrant has been issued for the arrest Eli Rueven Jackson, also know as Eliyahu Jackson, who is believed to have participated in the Huntington Beach riot July 28, according to police.
A warrant has been issued for the arrest Eli Rueven Jackson,… (Huntington Beach…)

A warrant has been issued for the arrest of a man believed to have participated in the U.S. Open of Surfing disturbance July 28, according to a Facebook post from Huntington Beach police.

Authorities are looking for 20-year-old Eli Reuven Jackson, a transient whose last known address is Sunset Beach. He allegedly participated in several acts of vandalism and "riotous" behavior, according to the statement. Jackson also goes by the name Eliyahu Jackson.

According to authorities, the suspect was identified by his family and an arrest warrant was issued Friday.

If arrested, Jackson would become the 10th suspect booked in relation to the scuffle after the U.S. Open.

Those with information are encouraged to contact Det. Jeff Goodspeed at (714) 536-5653 or Sgt. Jerry Abrahams at (714) 536-5949.

—Anthony Clark Carpio

Twitter: @acocarpio

[For the record, 5 p.m. Aug. 6: An earlier version of this story incorrectly reported that Jackson would be the 11th suspect arrested. He would be the 10th.]

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