* Krishneel Prasad suspect in armed robbery of the Gold N Treasures store at 2550 San Ramon Valley Blvd. arrested
Published by Staff Writer on June 2, 2012
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A suspect in Wednesday’s armed robbery at a San Ramon jewelry store was arrested near his home in Hayward on Friday, according to San Ramon police.Another suspect in the robbery at the Gold N Treasures store at 2550 San Ramon Valley Blvd. was killed during the robbery when he was shot by one of the victims.
San Ramon police arrested Krishneel Prasad, 19, on Stewart Drive near his Hayward home at 1:15 p.m. Friday on suspicion of robbery, conspiracy and false imprisonment.He was booked into the Martinez Detention Facility and his bail was set at $300,000. Police are continuing to search for two other men who fled the robbery after one of the suspects was shot by a victim inside the store.
Four men, one of them armed, attempted to rob the store at around 4:35 p.m. while it was occupied by employees and one customer. One of the victims pulled out a gun and shot the armed man. The injured suspect, later identified as Kibrom Bairu, 18, of Hayward, staggered out of the store while the other three suspects fled.Bairu was taken to San Ramon Valley Regional Medical Center where he was later pronounced dead.
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