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.
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.