OAKLAND (CBS SF) — A armed robbery suspect rammed a police car in Oakland Thursday while trying to elude officers, with the collision causing a minor vegetation fire, authorities said.

Oakland police said officers tried to make a traffic stop on a vehicle in connection with an armed robbery investigation on the 4000 block of Burckhalter Dr. in the Millsmont neighborhood in East Oakland just south of the MacArthur Freeway.

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The location is on a dead end street a block north of Burckhalter Elementary School. Police said the collision with the patrol vehicle resulted in a grass fire at the end of the cul-de-sac.

A number of streets were closed in the area.

Police said the driver was arrested and a gun was recovered. It appeared the fire was quickly contained and there were no injuries.

Further details were not immediately available.

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