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Antioch Police Seek Suspects In Armed Robberies That Led To Pursuit And Collision

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Police are looking for suspects in two armed robberies that led to a pursuit and ended in a collision in Antioch early Sunday morning, police said today.

Officers responded to a report of an armed robbery at a Chevron gas station at 3201 Delta Fair Blvd. around 2:45 a.m., Antioch police Cpl. William Dee said.

One of two suspects entered the station and demanded an employee for cash at gunpoint, according to Dee.

Both suspects then fled in a Toyota Tercel, Dee said.

About an hour later, the suspects robbed a 7-Eleven store at 2707 Contra Loma Blvd. where they brandished a handgun and fled with cash, according to Dee.

Video footage from the store’s surveillance system showed at least two other suspects waiting in the Toyota during the robbery, Dee said.

They fled in the car, but an officer found the suspects minutes later, Dee said.

One of the suspects wielded a machine pistol at the officer, who in return fired his duty weapon and struck the Toyota, the corporal said.

A short pursuit ensued that ended in a collision and all the suspects fled the scene on foot, Dee said.

Officers conducted an extensive search of the area but were unable to find the suspects, who remain at large, he said.

The officer who confronted the suspects was not injured, according to Dee.

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