Deputies detain two in connection to armed robbery in Canyon Country

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Deputies responded to reports of an armed robbery in Canyon Country on Tuesday, with the initial call indicating the robbers used a handgun to coerce the victim.

The call came in at approximately 2:30 p.m. at the Metrolink Station near Via Princessa, according to Sgt. Keith Green of the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station.

“The preliminary info was that it was a handgun,” said Green when asked what type of weapon was used.

At approximately 2:40 p.m., two suspects were taken into custody, Green said.

Leslie Lua, a spokeswoman for the Los Angeles County Fire Department, said paramedics were called to the scene at 2:43 p.m. near the intersection of Weyerhaeuser Way and Via Princessa due to an assault.

No one has been transported to the hospital as of 2:50 p.m., Lua added.

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