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Robbery suspect arrested in Lompoc

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Posted at 3:59 PM, Mar 31, 2020

An arrest has been made in connection with a robbery Monday in Lompoc.

Lompoc police say they were called to the back of Kim Jiffy Mart on the 1000 block of N H Street at about 6:15 p.m. to reports of the robbery.

Police say the person who reported the crime said a man with a knife had threatened a woman and taken her belongings.

A short time later, police took John Mario Fuegos, 49, into custody.

Police said he had not only the woman's items but also other evidence linking him to the robbery.

Anyone with additional information is asked to call Lompoc police.