In a statement on Monday, police said the suspect was arrested by detectives who were on a different mission in Nyahururu.
The police came across a suspicious-looking vehicle that had an extra pair of plate numbers inside the vehicle.
“Upon conducting a thorough search in the vehicle, the police recovered crude weapons, six mobile phones, assorted goods in a gunny bag and clothes belonging to women believed to be robbery victims,” police said.
Police consulted with their counterparts at DCI Laikipia and discovered that the vehicle was on their radar after being involved in various robberies within Nyahururu, Ol-joro-orok, Nyandarua north, Olkalou, Subukia, Laikipia West, Kirima, Gilgil and Naivasha sub counties among others.
Police said four complainants have already come forward and positively identified the arrested suspect.
The suspect revealed that he and his accomplices had travelled from Nairobi to commit robberies in the said areas.
The suspect is currently at OlKalou police station being processed for arraignment.
Police have intensified a manhunt for his accomplices who are currently on the run.