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Castaic cook accused of robbing man at gunpoint

A 25-year-old cook who lives in Castaic was arrested Saturday, suspected of having robbed a 40-year-old man at gunpoint. Shortly after 3 p.m. Saturday, deputies with the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station responded to the 31500 block of Castaic Road for reports of a robbery at gunpoint. “The suspect was arrested and a semiautomatic handgun seized,” Sgt. Danial Dantice said Monday. In addition to felony robbery, the suspect, Hector Hernandez, faces charges of burglary, being a felon in possession of a firearm, and possession of narcotics, Dantice said. He was taken into custody with bail set at $100,000. He is scheduled to appear in San Fernando Superior Court Tuesday. [email protected] 661-287-5527 On Twitter @jamesarthurholt

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