Two arrested for armed robbery

Two arrested for armed robbery

YUMA, Ariz. – A man was allegedly robbed at gun point by two men who took his wrist watch, according to Yuma Police Department officials.

Police say Angel Razo and Andres Aguilar were arrested in the area of First Street and 16th Street moments after the incident happened.

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Officer say the victim claims Razo and Aguilar approached him and brandished a handgun demanding the watch. The victim then gave the suspects the watch, left the area, and called 911. Police were able to find the suspects, take them into custody and recover the watch.

Razo and Aguilar were in court Tuesday afternoon where their bond was set at $200,000. Their next court hearing is May 19th at 1 p.m.

About The Author

Eduardo Santiago joined the FOX 9 and ABC 5 news team in February, 2012. That’s the same year KECY launched its very first local newscast. He has been covering local news in Yuma and the Imperial Valley since his start as a KYMA photojournalist in 2006. During his decade in broadcasting, Eduardo has covered some of the biggest stories in the Desert Southwest – from President Bush’s visit to Yuma, Ariz. to the uncovering of drug tunnels that span the US-Mexico border. One of the most memorable stories Eduardo covered was the 2010 Easter Earthquake that rocked the Imperial Valley, Mexicali, and Yuma. Eduardo, along with his news team, won an award from the Associated Press for best coverage of an ongoing story following the quake. Before he made his move to TV, Eduardo was just a kid born in East Los Angeles, where he spent his early childhood. His parents moved him to Mexicali, B.C. Mexico, where he did most of his elementary school education. He finally landed in El Centro, where he graduated from Central Union High School in 2005. Eduardo is currently a student at Imperial Valley College. You can find Eduardo hanging out in the Imperial Valley and Yuma with his family on any given weekend. His off-screen passion is playing guitar and sports.

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