ANTIOCH (CBS SF) — A carjacking and home invasion suspect roared down Highway 4 at speeds exceeding 160 mph late Saturday night in an attempt to elude capture — a flight that was captured on California Highway Patrol airborne video.
It began after 11 p.m. in Antioch when officers attempted to stop a vehicle wanted in a carjacking. The suspect’s vehicle raced away from officers and headed at high speeds down Highway 4 toward Concord.READ MORE: Bay Area Health Workers Cheer Newly-Approved 1-Shot Johnson & Johnson Vaccine
With a Contra Costa Sheriff’s Department helicopter and CHP Air-31 overhead, the suspect’s vehicle exited onto Willow Pass Road and raced into the abandoned Concord Naval Weapons Station.READ MORE: Antioch Gas Station Shooting Leaves Man Suffering Life-Threatening Injuries
Eventually, the suspect raced down an embankment behind some building and three suspects bolted from the vehicle. They fled afoot into the fields but were tracked by infra-red cameras.
One suspect was captured attempting to hide in the brush near the abandoned vehicle. Two others were captured after they ran down Evora Rd.
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The Contra Costa Sheriff’s Office took the suspects into custody and was investigating the incident.