Armed Robbers Arrested After Chase


SAN FRANCISCO—A wild police chase that began in the East Bay and ended in San Francisco led to the arrest of two men and a juvenile suspect on suspicion of armed robbery.

The alleged robbery took place at 1:45 a.m. Tuesday, March 10 Three suspects approached a man on the 3000 block of Shane Drive, brandishing a sawed-off shotgun and demanding he hand over cash and other personal belongings.

The Chase began in the East Bay and ended in San Francisco at the city’s Fremont Street off-ramp.

In the aftermath of the robbery, the man was able to provide an accurate profile of his assailants as well as a description of the vehicle they drove-off in.

When an El Cerrito police patrol noticed the suspect’s vehicle traveling westbound on Interstate Highway 80, a pursuit began that eventually ended on San Francisco’s Fremont Street off-ramp.

Once the trio was in police custody, officers discovered the man’s belongings as well as a short-barreled bolt-action rifle.

Eighteen-year-old Justin Tyquiengco, Tito Robinson, 22, and the juvenile suspect are currently being held on suspicion of robbery. The unidentified juvenile suspect has a prior robbery charge in Alameda County, a charge for which he is currently on probation.