A man who attempted to rob a homeowner by knocking on their door has been arrested by the Lubbock Police Department.

According to police, 18-year-old Ryan Christopher Gonzales was arrested for an attempted armed robbery of a home on 44th Street Sunday night (August 28).

Police say that Gonzales and another suspect (who has yet to be apprehended) knocked on the homeowner's door. The homeowner recognized one of the two suspects and started to open the door when she noticed one of them holding a gun. The victim immediately closed her door and called Lubbock police. Her information helped officers quickly find and apprehend Gonzales.

The gun used in the attempted robbery has yet to be recovered.

Gonzales was booked in at the Lubbock County Detention Center and held on a nearly $11,000 bond.


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