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Oakland Police Arrest 2 In Armed Robbery Case; 3rd Suspect At Large

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OAKLAND (CBS SF) - Two armed robbery suspects were arrested but one evaded capture in a search of an East Oakland neighborhood Monday afternoon, police said.

An officer witnessed the robbery in the 4200 block of Redwood Road around 12:30 p.m., Sgt. Chris Bolton said.

A victim injured during the robbery was hospitalized with injuries not considered life-threatening, police said.

The three suspects fled in a vehicle toward 35th Avenue and Interstate 580, Bolton said. Police shut down the area to search for the suspects, including intermittent closures on the freeway.

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.

Police also recovered a weapon from the suspects.

The search concluded sometime Monday evening with the third suspect still at large, police said.

(Copyright 2012 by CBS San Francisco and Bay City News Service. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.)

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