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 lacrimestoppers.org.