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Police Arrest Suspect In Los Gatos Strong-Arm Robbery

LOS GATOS (CBS SF/BCN) -- Officers arrested a suspect in the strong-arm robbery of a cellphone from a restaurant customer Saturday, the Los Gatos-Monte Sereno Police Department said.

Police say a man, later identified as 36-year-old Oliver Strycek, entered the restaurant in the 500 block of North Santa Cruz Avenue about 7:45 p.m. demanded the victim's cell phone, then grabbed it and ran away.

Deputies located and detained a man matching the suspect's description who was positively identified as Strycek.

Oliver Strycek, 36, Suspect in Los Gatos robbery (Los Gatos-Monte Sereno Police)

The phone was returned to the victim and Strycek was booked into the Santa Clara County Jail on suspicion of robbery and possession of stolen property.

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