NEWARK (CBS SF) — Two 15-year-olds have been arrested in connection with a Newark strong-arm robbery and police chase in a carjacked vehicle while trying to elude capture.
On Sept. 23, officers with the Alameda County Sheriff’s Office Aviation Unit advised the Newark police that a white Toyota RAV4 recently stolen in a carjacking had been spotted in Newark.READ MORE: 'Survivor' Contestant Michelle Yi Describes Frightening Santa Monica Assault
The sheriff’s office reported to police the occupants of the vehicle also were seen committing a strong-armed robbery in the area of Newark Blvd. and Jarvis Ave. Fortunately, the victim of the robbery — a 75-year-old man — did not suffer any serious injuries.
Responding officers located the suspects as they fled the scene and a pursuit ensued. The chase went on to eastbound state Highway 84 and to northbound I-880 before the vehicle pulled into a clutch-de-sac and two of the three suspects fled on foot through some residential backyards.READ MORE: COVID: Oakland Unified Sets January Deadline For Students 12 And Up To Be Fully Vaccinated
Police took the driver into custody without further incident. Another suspect was arrested a short time later after police established a perimeter around the area.
The third suspect was not located. Investigators were working on identify him.MORE NEWS: Fantasy Football Start Or Sit Week 8: Can Kirk Cousins Put Up Points On The Cowboys Defense?
The suspects were being held by juvenile authorities, facing several charges.