CERES (CBS13) — Thursday night, a man was arrested in connection to an armed robbery in Ceres, said the Ceres Police Department.

Around 9:52 p.m., Ceres police responded to a call about the incident which took place on Fourth Street in Downtown Ceres.

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It was reported that the victim met with the suspect to make a transaction when the suspect took out a firearm and robbed the victim of their possessions.

The suspect fled the area in a vehicle and a “Be on the Lookout” alert was issued to neighboring agencies.

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A short while later, the suspect was located in Lathrop by the California Highway Patrol.

Officers arrested Robert Collins, a 31-year-old from Stockton.

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Collins was transported back to Stanislaus County and booked into jail at the Stanislaus County Public Safety Center where he faces charges of robbery, exhibiting a firearm, possession of a controlled substance, and possession of drug paraphernalia.