October 30, 2012 > Robbery Suspect Arrested
Robbery Suspect Arrested
Submitted By Newark PD
At 3:42 p.m. on October 24, Officers responded to Greenback Pawnshop (7102 Thornton Ave) on a report of an armed robbery. Responding officers received information in regards to a possible suspect and vehicle description. The involved vehicle was spotted on N/B Highway 880 approaching Decoto Rd. Officers attempted to stop the listed vehicle, but it failed to yield to the emergency lights and sirens.
The vehicle slowed down just north of the Decoto Rd exit and a male subject jumped from the moving vehicle and fled over the fence that boarders the freeway into a Fremont neighborhood. Responding units from Newark, Fremont and Union City setup a wide perimeter. An Eastbay Regional Park Police Helicopter responded to assist. During a search of a backyard on Santee Rd, a 26 year old male was arrested.