Police arrested a 26-year-old Napa man after he allegedly robbed a pedestrian at gunpoint Saturday night, authorities said.
Officers were called around 8 p.m. to the area of Silverado Trail and Lincoln Avenue on report of an armed robbery, the Napa Police Department said. The alleged victim told officers that he was walking on the Trail when he was approached by the suspect, who demanded he surrender his property.
When the victim refused to give the alleged robber the demanded items, the robber reportedly pointed a handgun at the victim, police said. The victim gave the suspect his cellphone and the suspect allegedly fled on foot.
The victim provided police with a description of the suspect and a Special Enforcement Unit spotted the man near Lincoln Avenue and Jordan Lane, authorities said. A foot pursuit ensued and the suspect was apprehended.
A K-9 unit was called in and located a .25 caliber gun and other evidence nearby, police said.
The suspect, Mathew Steven Luna, was arrested on suspicion of robbery, illegal possession of a firearm, illegally carrying a concealed firearm and resisting arrest, according to the booking report at the Napa County jail, where he was taken.