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Oakley Police: Suspect in Robbery Turns Herself In, Shooter Still At Large

by ECT

The Oakley Police Department announced that Jessica York, a suspect in a shooting and robbery, turned herself in on Thursday, April 19.

York was deemed as a person of interest in an April 7 shooting and robbery that occurred on Main Street. The victim, a 51 year old Oakley resident, received a ride from York, where he withdrew approximately $13,000 in cash from a local bank to purchase a car. After withdrawing the money, York made an unexpected stop at a market on Main and Hall streets. York got out of her car and almost simultaneously, a black male armed with a handgun confronted the victim while he was seated in the passenger seat.

Police say that after a short struggle, the weapon discharged striking the victim in his upper left leg. The suspect was able to steal the money from the victim and he left in a waiting black Acura. York came back to the car and drove the victim to Oakley Police Department where she dropped him off and left without contacting the authorities.

The victim was was transported to John Muir Hospital where he was treated and released.

Police announced that on Thursday, April 19, York surrendered herself at the Oakley Police Department. York was booked at the main jail in Martinez. Formal charges of second degree robbery and assault with a deadly weapon were filed against York. York subsequently was released on bail.

A second male suspect remains unidentified and is described as a black male in his 20’s with dread locks.

The investigation into this matter is ongoing. The victim is expected to make a full recovery.

Anybody with further information in this case is requested to contact Sergeant Robert Roberts at his office, 308-9303.

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