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* Asaniko Johnson Arrested In Fairfield After Police Attempt To Catch Subway Sandwich Robber

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A police search for a man who robbed a Fairfield Subway sandwich shop Wednesday night ended with the arrest of a different suspect for assault with a deadly weapon, police said.Officers responded to a report of a robbery at a Subway located at 2147 N. Texas St. at about 8:30 p.m.Employees told police that a man had entered the sandwich shop, placed an order and approached the register to pay. During the transaction, the suspect grabbed what appeared to be a gun from his waistband and put it in his jacket, then demanded the register money.The suspect then fled west on Pacific Avenue with an undetermined amount of cash. He was described as a black man with an unshaven face in his late 20s to early 30s, police said. He was last seen wearing a white jacket with burgundy or red horizontal stripes, blue jeans, blue shoes and a black Oakland Raiders hat with a white bill.Responding officers saw a man matching the suspect’s description in the 100 block of Tabor Lane. When they attempted to contact him, the man jumped a fence and fled.A perimeter was set up and a search ensued that included a California Highway Patrol helicopter and a K-9 unit.Officers eventually apprehended the man, identified as Asaniko Johnson, 22, of Fairfield.Johnson was wanted by police on outstanding warrants and is a suspect in a recent assault. He was booked into Solano County Jail.However, Subway employees did not identify Johnson as the armed robber, and police are still looking for that man.

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