Woodland police announced the arrest this evening of a suspect in a Wednesday night assault and robbery.
Victor Vargas Vargas, 26, of Woodland was arrested on suspicion of robbery and conspiracy and booked into Yolo County Jail. Police said additional suspects are being sought.
Officers were dispatched at 7:26 p.m. Wednesday to the 1200 block of Donnelly Circle regarding a robbery that had just occurred. They contacted the victim, a 21-year-old Woodland man, who reported that he was sitting in his car when he was approached by about five people. He said two of the people assaulted him and stole his cell phone and iPod, according to a Police Department news release.
Officials said the victim suffered non-life-threatening injuries.
The assailants reportedly left the area in a black, late '90s model Honda or similar vehicle.
Anyone with information regarding the incident is asked to call the Woodland Police Department at (530) 661-7800.