Robbery Suspect Arrested After Standoff ID'd

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RENO, NV - Reno police have arrested the suspect in a Thursday morning robbery.

A waitress at the Red Hut restaurant at Moana and Lakeside was robbed at gunpoint about 9:30AM. The man then ran off and police tracked a suspect to a nearby neighborhood in the area of Brinkby and Robin Hood. They arrested him after he holed up in an apartment and they spent time negotiating with him.

Police also consider him a suspect in the robbery at a Reno Walgreens December 30th.

22-year-old Desmond Hayes is charged with armed robbery, being an ex-felon in possession of a firearm, possession of a short-barreled shotgun, and burglary.