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Man Is Arrested in $170 Robbery

A 23-year-old Oxnard man was arrested Wednesday night on suspicion of robbing another man at knifepoint.

Luciano Tovar Quiroz reportedly took $170 from a man after waving down a car at 1st Street and Sarita Drive about 11:30 p.m. Wednesday.

After Quiroz left the scene, the two occupants of the car, who asked not to be identified, followed him back to a residence on 2nd Street, authorities said. Oxnard police went to the home and arrested Quiroz.

The money was not recovered, but a knife believed to be the weapon was found, authorities said.

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Quiroz remained in Ventura County Jail on $50,000 bail Thursday.


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