RICHMOND (CBS SF) — Richmond’s Hilltop Mall was closed Wednesday evening after four suspects fled inside, police said.
About 5 p.m. a county task force identified a couple of wanted suspects who were in a vehicle, Richmond police spokesman Lt. Matt Stonebraker said.READ MORE: Pedestrian Walking On Interstate 80 In Vacaville Hit, Killed
The task force notified Richmond police because the suspects were heading into Richmond.
A short chase ensued and four people exited the vehicle in the Hilltop Mall area and went into the mall at 2200 Hilltop Mall Road.READ MORE: Critics Bid To Overturn Approval Of Squaw Valley Resort Expansion
Stonebraker said two persons were armed with guns and discarded the guns in the mall.
Police arrested three of the four people. The mall was closed for about an hour and the guns were recovered.
Stonebraker said no shots were fired.MORE NEWS: US Seeks To Drop UC Davis Chinese Researcher's Visa Fraud Case Ahead Of Trial
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