Alleged serial robber arrested in Batangas

Posted at | Updated as of 03/14/14 6:24 AM

MANILA -- A suspect tagged in a string of robbery cases involving 3 branches of a courier company was arrested in Rosario, Batangas Wednesday.

Police identified the suspect as Jose Calixtro Salazar, alias "Tatang," a resident of San Dionisio, Parañaque.

He is allegedly a member of "Sputnik Gang," and has three pending warrants of arrest for robbery and sale of stolen items.

Parañaque police received information that Salazar was hiding somewhere in Calabarzon.

Closed-circuit television (CCTV) camera footage showed Salazar allegedly involved in separate robbery incidents in LBC branches in Brgy. Sto. Niño on September 6, BF Homes on September 8, and in Don Galo on September 12 last year. -- report from Zhander Cayabyab, DZMM