Officers arrested a total of four men on suspicion of strong-arm robbery in Oakland this weekend.
One suspect was arrested on Saturday after police responded to reports of a strong-arm robbery to a business in the 1200 black of Broadway, according to Oakland police.
Responding officers met with employees of the business who said that the suspect threatened them while removing merchandise from the store, police said.
After the employees provided descriptions of the suspect, officers searched the area and found the suspect along with all of the stolen items, according to police.
The suspect, who officers believe may be connected to other robberies in the area, was arrested for strong-arm robbery.
Three other male suspects were arrested on Sunday after police responded to a strong-arm robbery call at 61st Avenue and International Boulevard, according to Oakland police.
The victim said he was selling ice cream in the area when he was assaulted and robbed by four young men.
A witness aided the victim and provided detailed descriptions of the suspects to police.
Officers were able to detain three of the four suspects after searching the area, police said.
No identities for any of the suspects were available.
Oakland police advises that anonymous tips can be called in at (855) 847-7247.
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