Gilroy man arrested after armed robbery attempt

September 27, 2011 2:05:20 PM PDT
Police in Gilroy have arrested a man they believe tried to stab someone with a large kitchen knife during a robbery attempt Monday morning.

Officers responded to a report of an attempted robbery in the 8300 block of Arroyo Circle at 9:20 a.m.

The suspect had fled on foot but officers located 25-year-old Darrell Gentry, who matched the description given by the victim. Police said Gentry was carrying the kitchen knife.

Police are looking for a second man who was also involved in the crime and is still at large. He is described only as a Hispanic or black man between the ages of 28 and 30.

Gentry was booked into Santa Clara County Jail for attempted robbery, possession of a dangerous weapon, and a probation violation.


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