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Suspect Arrested at BART Station After Allegedly Breaking Windows at Washington Hospital

Suspect Arrested at BART for Breaking Windows
Suspect Arrested at BART Station After Allegedly Breaking Windows at Washington Hospital

At least one person has been arrested after allegedly breaking windows at Washington Hospital in Fremont and then jumping on a BART train to flee the scene on Monday night, according to Fremont police.

Fremont police Sgt. Miguel Sanchez said the suspect – who wasn’t named – reportedly broke windows at the hospital with a brick around 11 p.m. Monday. After allegedly vandalizing the property, the suspect fled the area onto a northbound BART train, Sanchez said. BART reported a 20-minute delay on its Warm Springs line in the Richmond direction due to police activity around 11:40 p.m. Monday, according to transit officials.

According to BART police Lt. Tyrone Forte, a hold was placed on a train at the South Hayward station as officers located and detained the suspect. Sanchez said a photo of the suspect was shown to witnesses at the hospital, who positively identified him.

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