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.READ MORE: WATCH: 5-Year-Old Manteca T-Ball Player's Walk-Up Dance Goes Viral On TikTok
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.READ MORE: 'We Have To Do Something': Assembly Passes Bill That Would Allow California Parents To Sue For Social Media Addiction
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.MORE NEWS: Quail Fire In Vacaville Now 100% Contained
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.