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*Pleasanton identified as 22-year-old Kyle Rivas After Pursuit Which Prompts School Lockdown

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A suspected car thief was arrested in Pleasanton Monday after a foot pursuit that prompted the brief lockdown of a local high school.Officers responded to a report of a suspicious vehicle on School Street at around 10 a.m. They located a 1994 silver Volkswagen Jetta that had been reported stolen out of Concord on March 21, Pleasanton police said.Officers saw two people get into the car outside a home in the 4100 block of School Street. The pair drove toward Santa Rita Road, where officers initiated a traffic stop, police said.When the car stopped, the driver, later identified as 22-year-old Kyle Rivas, allegedly exited the vehicle and ran across Santa Rita Road toward Amador Valley High School, where assisting officers apprehended him, according to police.A school lockdown that had been initiated was quickly canceled after Rivas was taken into custody, police said. Rivas was arrested for possession of a stolen vehicle and booked at Santa Rita Jail.

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