Tables Turned on Alleged Gunpoint Robber

Would-Be Victims Wrestled Gun Away, Police Say

Police on Sunday, June 29, arrested 20-year-old Damien Nolasco after he allegedly attempted to rob three people for cigarettes and pointed a loaded nine-millimeter handgun at one of them. The three victims fought with Nolasco and took the gun away from him. They then held Nolasco down and called police to the site of the incident, 930 San Pascual St., at around 7:30 p.m. Nolasco reportedly escaped and ran away, but police eventually found him and took him into custody.

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