Violent Robbery Outside San Fernando Meat Market Leads to Arrest of Suspect

San Fernando Police arrest suspect, Edgar Flores, for a violent robbery outside Ziggy's Market. Flores faces multiple charges, including elder abuse and resisting arrest. The incident highlights the importance of community support in preventing and responding to crime.

San Fernando Police have announced the arrest of a suspect who was caught on video attacking and robbing a 69-year-old man outside of Ziggy’s Market. Edgar Flores, 31, was apprehended on March 20, just days after the incident occurred.

The disturbing video footage shows Flores attempting to steal a bag from the victim’s hand before becoming violent and attacking the man, ultimately rendering him unconscious. Thankfully, employees of the market were quick to respond and chased the suspect away.

Ziggy’s Market, a beloved family-owned business known for its chorizo and chicharrones, is a staple in the community. The violent robbery has left many in the area shaken and outraged.

Flores has been booked at the San Fernando Police Department for a range of charges, including robbery, assault with a deadly weapon, elder abuse, resisting arrest, and an outstanding parole warrant. His arrest serves as a reminder that violent crime will not be tolerated in the community.

The incident has also highlighted the importance of community support and vigilance in preventing and responding to crime. The swift actions of the market employees and the subsequent arrest of the suspect demonstrate the power of a united community in keeping their neighborhood safe.