MORENO VALLEY (CBSLA.com) — Police say two men have been arrested for allegedly robbing a pizza delivery guy with a fake gun in Moreno Valley.
Sheriff’s deputies received a call about an armed robbery just after 1:10 a.m. Saturday in the 22000 block of Barons Court.
The suspects, later identified as Marshon Tucker and Treshawn Brunier, reportedly approached the delivery guy and demanded his cell phone and the pizzas he carried, Riverside County sheriff’s Sgt. Bill Guimont said.
Both of the suspects are 21 and hail from Moreno Valley.
Authorities said the pizza guy arrived at one location only to be told he was at the wrong address. When he approached the second home, the victim said one of the suspects confronted him with what appeared to be a semi-automatic handgun.
Guimont said both men then chased the victim before taking his property.
Sheriff’s investigators said they got a tip about the suspects and their whereabouts after 9:30 Saturday morning. The tip officials to the 12000 block of Day Street in Moreno Valley.
Officials said the delivery guy’s cell phone and a fake handgun were recovered.
The suspects were arrested for suspicion of armed robbery and conspiracy to commit robbery, Guimont said.