Two arrests made for attempted robbery on La Villa Restaurant

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Two people are in custody after attempting to rob the La Villa Restaurant in South Bakersfield.

On Friday, at about 9:05 p.m., the Bakersfield Police Department received a report of an attempted robbery to the La Villa Restaurant, located in the 700 block of Planz Road.

Officers located the suspect’s vehicle, being driven by 30-year-old, Abdo Huzaibi. Two other occupants were inside of the suspect vehicle, one person identified as 26-year-old, Dominique Hodges.

Witnesses identified Hodges as the suspect responsible for the attempted robbery.  The suspect’s vehicle was also determined to be stolen.

Hodges was arrested for attempted robbery. Huzaibi was arrested for driving a stolen vehicle and possession of a stolen vehicle.

Through further investigation, the third occupant, in the vehicle, was uninvolved and released at the scene.

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