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Saugus Robbery Using Box Cutter Reported At Albertsons, Suspect Detained

A Saugus robbery allegedly using a box cutter was reported at Albertsons Monday morning, officials said.

BREAKING: A suspect has been detained after a reported robbery at Albertsons on Bouquet Canyon in Saugus.

Posted by KHTS Radio on Monday, August 10, 2020


The incident was reported at about 11:10 a.m. Monday, near Bouquet Canyon Road and Haskell Canyon Road in Saugus, according to Shirley Miller, spokesperson for the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station.

Initial reports suggested that the suspect “lunged” at the store manager with the weapon, then proceeding to flee with several cans of beer.

A suspect was detained at gunpoint by deputies in the wash nearby Saugus High School, just south of the Albertsons where the crime occurred, according to Sheriff’s officials.

That suspect, later identified as 27-year-old Brandon Daumont, was later arrested and taken to the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station jail, where he was booked on $65,000 bail.

Ed. Note: This is a breaking news story, more information will be added as it becomes available.

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Deputies searching the wash for a weapon after an alleged Saugus robbery. David Melnarik / KHTS News

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Saugus Robbery Using Box Cutter Reported At Albertsons, Suspect Detained


  1. Thank you for your quick actions LEO’s! You’re the best.

  2. Glad he did not resist arrest. He will be released. He will live another day to commit another crime.

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About Devon Miller

Devon Miller was born and raised in Santa Clarita. He joined KHTS Radio as a digital marketing intern in September of 2017, and later moved to news as a staff writer in December. Miller attended College of the Canyons and served as the Associated Student Government President. Miller is now News Director for KHTS, covering breaking news and politics across the Santa Clarita Valley.