SAN CARLOS (CBS SF/BCN) — A 28-year-old Stockton man arrested last week following a robbery at a Walgreens store in San Carlos could be connected to similar robberies on the Peninsula and the East Bay, the San Mateo County Sheriff’s Office said.
The San Carlos robbery was reported about 10:40 a.m. Jan. 20 and included a description of the suspect. A search of the area was unsuccessful.READ MORE: UPDATE: Victim, Suspect Identified In Fatal Oakland Park Shooting in Front of Children
Deputies collaborated with the Oakland Police Department and identified the suspect at David Correra of Stockton.
“During the investigation, detectives linked Correra to similar robberies he committed in San Mateo and various cities in the East Bay,” officials said in a news release.READ MORE: COVID: Youth, Adult Multi-Team Sports Can Resume In Alameda Co., Berkeley
Correra was located and taken into custody in Oakland on Thursday evening.
San Mateo detectives are working with several East Bay agencies to determine Correra’s involvement in other robberies.
Anyone with information is asked to call Detective Cris Serrano at (650) 599-1536.MORE NEWS: UPDATE: Missing San Francisco Girl Found Safe In Pittsburg With Michigan Runaway
© Copyright 2021 CBS Broadcasting Inc. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. Bay City News Service contributed to this report.