Two people arrested after reportedly robbing a man at gunpoint

One of the suspects reportedly pointed the gun at the victim’s head and hit him with it during the robbery.

Posted: Nov 21, 2021 12:08 PM
Updated: Nov 21, 2021 12:21 PM

LANE COUNTY, Ore. -- Two people were arrested Saturday afternoon after reportedly robbing a man at gunpoint.

Deputies responded to the area of Marcola Rd. and Hayden Bridge Rd. after receiving the report of an armed robbery that just occurred at the Hayden Bridge Landing just before 11 a.m. Saturday, according to the Lane County Sheriff's Office.

Police said deputies learned a man and a woman had just robbed a person with a handgun and left the location in two different vehicles. One of the suspects reportedly pointed the gun at the victim’s head and hit him with it during the robbery.

A deputy located both suspect vehicles together in Eugene at about 12:15 p.m. near River Rd, police said

Both robbery suspects were present and taken into custody without incident, police said.

The suspects were identified by police as Cruz Sanchez, 23, and Priscilla Luna, 19.

Sanchez is facing several charges including first degree robbery, menacing, second degree assault, unlawful use of a weapon, felon in possession of a firearm, second degree theft, and third degree criminal mischief.

Police said Luna will be charged with first degree robbery and second degree theft. They were both lodged at the Lane County Jail.

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