A San Luis Obispo man was arrested Tuesday night after he allegedly robbed a gas station on Santa Rosa Street.
Police say Manuel Garza, 47, entered a convenience store at the Shell Station at 296 Santa Rosa Street about 7:45 p.m., showed the clerk a steak knife and demanded the clerk open the cash drawer.
He then grabbed the money and fled on foot, police said.
A Cal Poly Police officer spotted a man walking near Foothill Boulevard and Broad Street just after 9 p.m. who fit the description provided by the San Luis Obispo Police Department. The clerk later identified the man as Garza.
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Garza was arrested on suspicion of robbery. He was booked at County Jail on $60,000 bail.