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.