SAN LEANDRO (CBS SF) — Bancroft Middle School in San Leandro was sheltering-in-place Tuesday afternoon because of yard-to-yard search for a robbery suspect, according to the San Leandro Unified School District.
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The robbery suspect allegedly fled from the CHP during a freeway pursuit. The search was happening in the vicinity of Morgan and Joaquin Avenues, according to San Leandro Police Department.
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Parents have been notified of the incident.
The suspect was a black male, thin build, wearing a gray shirt and dark colored jeans, according to police.
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