OAKLAND (CBS SF) — Police in Oakland arrested a man and woman in connection with two strong-arm robberies that occurred within 20 minutes of each other Thursday morning, a police spokesman said.
Officers responded to a pair of reported strong-arm robberies, one at about 9:50 a.m. in the 3000 block of Lakeshore Avenue and the other at about 10:05 a.m. in the area of Howe Street and Ridgeway Avenue, police Officer Frank Bonifacio said.READ MORE: Oakland Ties 2020 Homicide Total in First 9 Months of 2021
The victims in the robberies gave officers a description of the suspects and the vehicle, according to Bonifacio.
Bonifacio said officers learned the vehicle frequents the Webster Street corridor. An officer later spotted the car in the area of Webster Street and West MacArthur Boulevard.READ MORE: Advocates for Immigrant Rights March From Santa Rosa to Healdsburg
The car was stopped by officers and both suspects were arrested for the robberies, Bonifacio said.
The items lost in the robberies were recovered, he said.MORE NEWS: Pelosi Expects House to Pass Infrastructure Bill This Week
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