MILL VALLEY (CBS SF) — Mill Valley police arrested a San Leandro man Monday who allegedly carjacked a ride-hailing service driver while armed with a machete.
Police responded around 7 p.m. to a report of a man brandishing a machete at the driver in the 500 block of the Redwood Highway frontage road.READ MORE: 200-Acre Mendocino County Vegetation Fire 20% Contained
The driver told police the rider took out a machete as he rode in the back seat and demanded that the driver give him the vehicle, police said. The driver got out of the vehicle near a Ferrari car dealership and called 911.
Responding officers located the man, identified as Gustavo Angel Neri, 18, of San Leandro, near a park-and-ride across the street from the dealership. Neri refused to drop the machete and crossed the frontage road in front of occupied vehicles as he walked toward a walking path, police said.READ MORE: Curry Hits 10 3s, Scores 49 in Warriors' Win in Philly
Officers fired a Taser stun gun at Neri and he was taken into custody, police said. Neri was booked into Marin County Jail on suspicion of carjacking, brandishing a deadly weapon, resisting arrest and possession of a controlled substance.
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