Chino Hills Armed Robbery Leads to Chase and Arrest

Two Arrested after Armed Robbery and a Pursuit
Date/Time Occurred: December 29, 2017, at 2:00 a.m. Crime or Incident: Armed Robbery 

Location: 4000 Block of Chino Hills Parkway, Chino Hills 

Victim(s): Confidential 

Suspect: William Vandegrift, 23-year-old, resident of Compton 

Ricky Vaughn, 25-year-old, resident of Compton 

On December 29, 2017, at 2:00 a.m., a male suspect entered a gas station, in the 4000 Block of Chino Hills Parkway. While inside the business, the suspect pointed a handgun at the victim and demanded the money in the cash register. The victim turned over the money and the suspect exited the business. The suspect fled the location in a white Kia Optima. 
Shortly after the robbery took place, law enforcement officers located the vehicle and initiated a traffic stop. The driver of the vehicle failed to yield and the pursuit began. The pursuit concluded in the city of Compton. Two suspects exited the vehicle and ran on foot away from the officers. The suspects were taken into custody without incident and identified as William Vandegrift and Ricky Vaughn. The investigation revealed the suspects may have been involved in multiple robberies within Los Angeles County and Orange County. 
Anyone with information regarding this case is urged to contact Deputy G. Livingston at the Chino Hills Sheriff’s Station at (909) 364-2000.If you wish to remain anonymous you may contact WeTip at (800) 78-CRIME. 
Refer to: Deputy Linvingston 

Station: Chino Hills Station 

Phone #: (909) 364-2000 

CASE #: 221704544 

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