Mar 12, 2013 5:40 PM by Katherine Worsham, KSBY News

UCSB Police arrest man suspected of strong-arm robbery on campus

UC Santa Barbara Police arrested Fernando Arroyo, 30, Monday afternoon on suspicion of attempted strong-arm robbery.

Police say Arroyo forcefully tried to take personal items from someone outside the Santa Catalina Residence Hall. After the struggle, police say Arroyo ran away without taking anything.

Police say the victim provided a good description of the suspect and officers spotted Arroyo by the Student Resource Building and arrested him. Arroyo faces charges of felony attempt strong-arm robbery and battery on a person.



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