August 1, 2017 > Carjacking suspect pursued through three cities
Carjacking suspect pursued through three cities
Submitted By San Leandro PD
Around 10:30 p.m., July 24th, the San Leandro Police Department received a 9-1-1 call from a person whoÕd just been carjacked near Bank of the West, 1601 Washington Avenue. Dispatchers provided field units with the victim vehicle description and a San Leandro PD officer located it in the area of Callan Avenue and Bancroft Avenue. The officer attempted to stop the vehicle and a pursuit ensued.
The pursuit started in the north end of San Leandro, continued through East Oakland, up onto the I-580 freeway, westbound, where the suspect lead officers on several freeways, subsequently going west through the Webster Street tube into Alameda. The suspect eventually abandoned the vehicle in a parking lot in the area of Webster Street and Buena Vista Avenue.
Utilizing the Alameda PDÕs K-9, a team of officers searched an apartment complex, where the suspect was last seen. Unfortunately, the suspect was not located.
The victim of the carjacking was not injured during the incident.