Deputies detain assault suspect heading toward Saugus

Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station deputies are on scene after detaining an assault with a deadly weapon suspect at gunpoint at 28745 Magnolia Way in Saugus, Calif., on Thursday, Sept. 29, 2022. Chris Torres/The Signal

Deputies from the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station detained an allegedly armed suspect believed to have been involved in an assault in Palmdale.  

The suspect, who fled the scene in a black Cadillac SUV, headed toward a residence in Saugus on Thursday afternoon where he was later detained.  

The call of a robbery was first reported at approximately 1:40 p.m. and is said to have occurred near the intersection of Elizabeth Lake Road and Highland Avenue.  

The weapon used in the robbery was a black semiautomatic handgun, according to law enforcement radio traffic.  

The suspect was described as a white or Hispanic male in his 30’s, wearing a white T-shirt. The suspect was ultimately arrested at a home on the 28000 block of Magnolia Lane.  

Anyone with information about the incident has been asked to call the SCV Sheriff’s Station at 661-260-4000.  

If you prefer to provide information anonymously, you may call “Crime Stoppers” by dialing (800) 222-TIPS (8477), use your smartphone by downloading the “P3 Tips” Mobile APP on Google play or the Apple App Store or by using the website  

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