LONG BEACH -- A text message to Serbia and a phone call from a Serbian consul general has led to a Long Beach man’s arrest on domestic assault charges involving his wife and his ex-girlfriend, Assistant Police Chief Don Bass said.
A Serbian diplomatic representative had contacted Long Beach police with a welfare concern about the wife of Roger Edward Henry Robertson, but police had been unable to find anyone at home, Bass said. The couple have been living in a condo on the city’s west side.
A consul general called police again Tuesday, Bass said, and reported the woman had sent her mother a text message saying she was being held against her will. Police returned to Robertson’s residence.
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