OAKLAND (CBS SF) — Police and CHP worked together Tuesday afternoon to arrest four suspects in Oakland who were spotted in a vehicle that had been carjacked Monday, according to authorities.
At approximately 9:19 a.m. Tuesday morning, a fixed-wing CHP airplane observed a silver Mercedes four-door sedan that had been stolen in Oakland on Monday by suspects armed with a handgun. The car was spotted by the plane driving on residential streets in Alamo and Walnut Creek.
The CHP airplane tracked the vehicle traveling from Walnut Creek on I-680 north to westbound Highway 24 to southbound State Route 13 to Oakland. The car then drove through various residential streets in Oakland before the suspects parked the vehicle on the 2200 block of 35th Avenue at approximately 11:15 a.m.
CHP tipped off Oakland police that all four suspects entering a market at the intersection of 35th Avenue and Davis Street shortly afterwards. Officers surrounded the building and were able to negotiate with the suspects until they surrendered peacefully.
Oakland Police along with CHP fixed wing airplane observe a vehicle taken in a car jacking with four occupants. Vehicle stopped parked @ 35/Davis all 4 occupants went into the store. Officers were able to surround the building & encourage a peaceful surrender. All 4 arrested. pic.twitter.com/bMDHkt7EPI
— Oakland Police Dept. (@oaklandpoliceca) March 3, 2020
This is an ongoing investigation. Anyone with information on the incident is asked to contact Oakland police.