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Victorville police arrest machete yielding suspect in Food 4 Less robbery

VICTORVILLE, Calif. (VVNG.com) — After receiving numerous tips from the public, Victorville Police arrested a suspect wanted for yielding a machete during a March 12th robbery at Food 4 Less.

Kenneth Bryant, 23, a resident of Victorville was arrested on Thursday, at 5:00 pm at a probation office, according to officials.

“Bryant was identified as the suspect with the machete by multiple citizens who saw the press release and video and contacted law enforcement,” stated a sheriff’s news release.

Bryant was being sought after detectives released surveillance footage of a robbery that occurred at the Food 4 Less in the 14700 block of La Paz Drive six months ago.

Bryant was booked at High Desert Detention Center for robbery, an outstanding warrant, and violation of probation.

According to public arrest records, Bryant is being held without bail and is scheduled for arraignment in a Victorville courtroom on September 25th.

Authorities have not confirmed if Bryant is suspected to have been involved with two previous machete attacks in Victorville, or why it took six months to release footage of the robbery.

The other two suspects are still at large and the investigation is continuing. Suspect #2 was described as a Hispanic female, approximately 5’4” tall, with dark shoulder length hair. Suspect #3 was described as a Hispanic or black male adult.

Anyone with information is urged to contact sheriff’s dispatch at (760)956-5001. Callers wishing to remain anonymous are urged to call the We-Tip Hotline at 1-800-78CRIME (27463) or you may leave information on the We-Tip website at www.wetip.com.

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