Scroll to the bottom to view and make comments
A victim in an armed robbery involving three suspects that fled toward westbound Interstate Highway 580 and 35th Avenue this afternoon was hospitalized, an Oakland police sergeant said. Oakland police Sgt. Chris Bolton said westbound Highway 580 reopened around 4 p.m. after intermittent closures following a short police pursuit to the area from the scene of an armed robbery in the 4200 block of Redwood Road around 12:30 p.m.
A victim injured during the robbery was hospitalized with injuries not considered life-threatening, police said. After an officer witnessed the robbery, the three suspects in a vehicle fled toward 35th Avenue and the highway, Bolton said. One suspect was arrested around 1:30 p.m. in 3500 block of Quigley Street, Bolton said, while the second was taken into custody closer to the highway and 35th Avenue around 3:30 p.m.
The search is continuing on city streets as of 4 p.m. in the area surrounding 35th, Laurel and Midvale avenues, Dakota, Delaware and Georgia streets and MacArthur Boulevard for the third and final robbery suspect believed to be hiding near there. Police also recovered a weapon from the suspects, police said. Police are advising residents in the area about possible street closures during the search.
Copyright © 2012 by Bay City News, Inc. — Republication, Rebroadcast or any other Reuse without the express written consent of Bay City News, Inc. is prohibited.
Comment Advisement We welcome your thoughts, but for the sake of all readers, please refrain from the use of obscenities, personal attacks or racial slurs. All comments are subject to our terms of service and may be removed. Repeat offenders may lose commenting privileges.