Robbery, Police Chase Ends In Crash Outside Oakland Home

OAKLAND (CBS SF) — A robbery led to a car chase in Oakland Thursday afternoon, ending in a crash outside a house along with four arrests.

Police said the incident began with a robbery at 9th Ave. and Jackson St. near the Lake Merritt BART Station. At around 2:25 p.m., officers spotted a vehicle matching the description of the one involved in the robbery, police said.

Officer attempted a traffic stop but the car fled along city streets, ending at 23rd Ave. and Chapman St. in Oakland’s Jingletown neighborhood.

Chopper 5 over the scene showed an older model white Nissan Maxima with at least one tire missing which had gone onto the sidewalk and into the front yard of a home at the intersection.

Four people fled from the car into the surrounding neighborhood but were quickly found and taken into custody, police said.

There were no injuries reported. No further information was immediately available.

 

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