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Louie Gonzalez was identified and taken into custody by Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station deputies on Thursday as the suspect in a massage parlor robbery case.

Gonzalez, 22, of Newhall, was arrested on suspicion of robbing the Red Lantern Massage parlor on the 24000 block of Railroad Avenue.

In order to find Gonzalez, SCV Sheriff’s Station officials used social media to put the suspect’s description out there, hoping someone in the community would be able to identify him.

“Within hours of the social media posts, tips came rolling in,” said Shirley Miller, spokeswoman with the SCV Sheriff’s Station. “Detectives worked through the tips, and he was arrested around noon (Thursday).”

The reported incident took place at the Newhall business on June 27 at around 1:40 p.m..

Gonzalez allegedly walked in, received a massage, and when it came time to make a payment, decided to use a credit card, but there was a problem with the card, according to law enforcement officials.

“He was attempting to make payment but then lifted his shirt, revealing the butt of a handgun, and robbed the business,” said a press release distributed by sheriff’s officials on Wednesday.

He was being held Thursday at the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station in lieu of $100,000 bail.

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  1. Dennis valentino says:

    yet another illegal alien commits crime in our beloved sanctuary state if you ever take notice 98% of the crimes are committed by people the the demoncrats brought in to calfornia breaking federal law and bankrupting the state of California.Why we must ask would they do this to the golden state.This destructive behavior points to one thing money and there offshore bank accounts we want to see all of there tax returns these politicians live in millon dollar houses how can they afford to do this with there salarys its time we stand up and bring these criminals to justice with citizen’s grand jurys the Justice system is corrupt and it protects these traders.

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