A Crip gang member from Los Angeles was arrested Monday night in southeast Fresno in connection with the armed robbery of his girlfriend, police report.
The victim told officers she went to visit suspect Devin Hughes in the 1500 block of South Chestnut Avenue sometime before 9:30 p.m.
While at his apartment, she said Hughes became upset and brandished a knife while demanding the woman's jewelry and purse.
When she refused, she said Hughes began slashing at her with the blade and cut her several times. She said she surrendered her belongings and ran.
The victim found two officers in the area and asked for help.
Members of the department's Violent Crime Impact Team arrested Hughes on charges of armed robbery, domestic violence and assault with a deadly weapon. Sgt. Tony Bustos said Hughes had been arrested before and was on post-release community supervision.
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