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Posted on: January 30, 2019

Robbery Arrest

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On 01/28/19, 4:54 pm officers responded to the area of Citrus Ave / Fontana Ave regarding reports of a male running in the intersection with a knife.  Officers quickly arrive and detain Leonard Escobedo (27) of San Bernardino, who was still armed with the knife.

An investigation revealed Escobedo attempted to rob two separate victims in the area at knife point. One victim, (22) was uninjured; however, a second victim (17) sustained a minor puncture wound to his left shoulder during the robbery. The juvenile victim was treated at the scene by medics and expected to make a full recovery. 

Escobedo was arrested for assault with a deadly weapon, two counts of attempted robbery and willful injury to a child.  He was later booked at the West Valley Detention Center.

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