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Santa Maria police make robbery arrest

SANTA MARIA, Calf - Santa Maria police officers responded to a robbery on W. Betteravia Road and Thornburg Street Monday night.

A victim was approached by a male robber with a handgun and demanded money. After the victim gave the robber the money, the robber fled the scene.

The police later found the suspect and arrested 19 year-old Martin Montez De Oca. During investigation police officers did not find a handgun.

Martin Montez De Oca was transported to the Santa Barbara County Jail on one count of felony robbery with a bail set at $100,00 dollars.

Santa Maria - North County

Ariel Galvez

Ariel Galvez is a producer at KEYT|KCOY|KKFX.