Ontario - On October 31, 2021, at approximately 3:00 AM, Ontario Police began investigating an assault that stemmed from an incident in the City of Upland, earlier that evening. The two female victims were followed to a home in Ontario by the same male suspect who assaulted them earlier. He attacked both women a second time by punching and knocking them to the ground. He then fled the scene with one of the victim’s cell phones.
Ontario Police and Upland Police investigators shared information on the associated cases and worked together to identify the man. The suspect, Angel Rojas, age 25, was identified and apprehended today without incident by Ontario Police at his home in Fontana. Investigators recovered the victim’s cell phone at Rojas’ residence.
Rojas has been booked at West Valley Detention Center on charges of robbery and witness intimidation. He is begin held on $500,000 bail from the assault that occurred in Ontario and additional charges from the incident that occurred in Upland.
Refer to the Upland Police Department for information regarding the assault that took place in their city.
Anyone with information regarding the incident in Ontario is asked to contact Ontario PD at 909-986-6711 or Detective Sadeghian at 909-408-1827.