EMERYVILLE (CBS SF) — A Tracy resident on probation who allegedly brandished a firearm at security guards in the parking lot of the Target store in Emeryville last week was arrested Wednesday, according to police.

target robbery suspect phillip carter Emeryville Police Arrest Man Who Brandished Gun During Target Robbery

Target robbery suspect Phillip Carter (Emeryville Police Department)

Phillip Carter, 30, was stealing from the store at 1555 40th St. and used the firearm to escape on March 27, according to police.

He had already fled the scene prior to the arrival of officers.

While serving a search warrant and arresting Carter at his residence, officers found several real firearms along with a number of airsoft guns that had a realistic appearance.

target guns Emeryville Police Arrest Man Who Brandished Gun During Target Robbery

Target robbery suspect guns (Emeryville Police Department)

Carter was on probation for possession of a concealed firearm and theft, according to police.

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