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Pittsburg Robbery Suspect Arrested After Vehicle Pursuit and Crash in Oakley

by ECT

A suspect wanted in an early armed robbery in the City of Pittsburg was taken into custody Thursday night in the City of Oakley.

According to information released at scene by the California Highway Patrol, they were alerted by Livermore Police that a suspect vehicle in connection with a Pittsburg armed robbery was located and they followed the vehicle to Tracy when they lost sight of the vehicle.

After advising Tracy CHP of the vehicle,  CHP picked up the vehicle at Corrall Hallow and I-580 which led them through Tracy down county roads back into the City of Brentwood and into the City of Oakley where the vehicle crashed at Main Street and Delta Road at approximently 8:40 pm.

The vehicle crash resulted in two minor injuries according to the East Contra Costa Fire Protection District.

Police say the suspect foot bailed from the vehicle and entered Brownstone Gardens where a wedding was ongoing and the man was asked to leave after attempting to “fit in” at the wedding. He then entered the parking lot where he attempted to break into multiple vehicles and at one point attempting to carjack a female.

A short time later, police located the suspect attempting to hide under a vehicle when they took the suspect into custody. Police said they recovered a firearm inside his vehicle at the crash scene.

No other information was released at scene.

Agencies involved include the Pittsburg Police Department, California Highway Patrol, Oakley Police Department and Brentwood Police Department.

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Big Mike May 20, 2022 - 4:48 pm


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