On Sunday, the Antioch Police Department responded to the Safeway Fuel Station off Deer Valley Road for a report of a robbery that had just occurred.
According to police, based on witness statements, the suspect assaulted an employee and brandished a knife before stealing merchandise from behind the counter at approximently 3:05 pm Sunday.
Officers arrived and detained the suspect in the adjacent shopping center within minutes based on the description given by witnesses. During the investigation, officers located the stolen merchandise on the suspect and arrested him for the robbery. The suspect was taken to the Martinez Detention Facility for his crimes.
The suspect was identified as Bobby Roane III, 29 of Antioch.
“We remain dedicated to our citizens and stay grateful for your daily assistance when seeking information about criminal behavior,” said Antioch Police in a statement.
According to the Antioch Police Call Logs, since October 2, 2022, they have had 54 business burglaries along with 13 robbery and attempt calls.