ALAMEDA (CBS SF) — A homeless man was arrested Tuesday following a home invasion robbery in Alameda that injured a woman, police said.
Officers were sent at 9:23 a.m. to a home on Shoreline Drive where a home invasion robbery was allegedly occurring.READ MORE: Oakland City Council Votes to Defund Police, Stripping More Than $17M from Department Budget
The apparent victim had left the home and was in a safe location. She told officers she was unsure whether the suspect, later identified as 34-year-old Solomon Tolbert, was still inside her home.
Officers went inside and did not find Tolbert. He was later arrested by Livermore police after the woman’s vehicle was located there. Tolbert allegedly stole the vehicle and items from the home.READ MORE: 165 Pounds Of Fireworks Seized, Man Arrested In Oakland Crackdown
According to Alameda police, the woman told officers Tolbert entered her home, hit her and demanded property. She declined medical care, police said.
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