On Saturday at 12:25 pm, Pittsburg Police Officers responded to the report of an armed robbery. While in enroute, officers observed a subject matching the description of the suspect provided by the victim.
Officers attempted to contact the suspect at which point he fled on foot through several backyards in the surrounding area. After a short foot pursuit, officers were able to apprehend the suspect and take him into custody.
Officer Oreja responded to the scene with Police K9 Kyra to conduct an evidence search. K9 Kyra located a loaded firearm, several items of the clothing belonging to the suspect and the victim’s cellphone that was taken during the incident.
A records check revealed the firearm to be stolen out of the City of Pittsburg and the suspect to be a convicted felon.
Information provided by Pittsburg Police