Man accused of robbery for allegedly taking ex-girlfriend’s cellphone


A Canyon Country man arrested on suspicion of domestic battery, also stands accused of  robbery, a felony, for allegedly having taken his ex-girlfriend’s cellphone during the dispute.

Sergio Reynaga, a 46-year-old gardener, was arrested by Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station deputies Wednesday about 6:30 p.m. for an incident that allegedly happened Tuesday.

“On Tuesday morning, around 6:30 a.m., deputies responded to the 27500 block of Sierra Highway, Canyon Country regarding a domestic assault call,” Shirley Miller, spokeswoman for the SCV Sheriff’s Station, told The Signal.

“The victim, a female Hispanic adult, and the suspect, were in a prior dating relationship.

“The suspect knocked on door, and when victim opened it a crack, the suspect allegedly forcefully pushed upon the door, causing the victim to fall backwards, and hit her head on floor,” Miller said.

Bail for Reynaga was set at $100,000.

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