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Two people were arrested in an attempted robbery case on Friday.

The Bakersfield Police Department said that at around 9:05 p.m., it received a report of an attempted robbery at the La Villa Taqueria, located at 700 Planz Rd. A description of the suspects and the vehicle they left in was provided to police.

While en route to the restaurant, the department said officers located the vehicle and conducted a traffic stop. Dominique Hodges, 26, is believed to have been responsible for the attempted robbery and was arrested.

Thirty-year-old Abdo Huzaibi, who was driving the vehicle, was arrested and booked into the Kern County Jail on suspicion of being in possession of and driving a stolen vehicle.

BPD said there was a third person in the vehicle that was determined to have been uninvolved and was subsequently released.

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