FREMONT, Calif. -- A suspect being pursued by police in the San Francisco Bay Area showed up with blood on his hands at a local Starbucks during the manhunt, ordered a drink and hid out in the bathroom.
CBS station KPIX in San Francisco reported the man ran inside a Starbucks in Fremont while officers searched for him along a nearby freeway.
According to witnesses, the man yelled an order for a vanilla bean Frappuccino and hid in the bathroom for about half an hour. He left before police showed up.
"He just ran into the store and he hid behind the condiment bar trying to stay out of the way of the door and he just started yelling for a drink," witness Halima Ibrahim told KPIX.
A cashier at the restaurant said the man appeared paranoid.
"I was asking him my normal questions, 'Do you want whip cream on that?'" Spenser Fuller said. "I rung him up for his purchase and between every question he backed up away from me, and when he gave me his money he backed up again -- on his phone, nervous, looking out the window."
"I said 'Hey man, here's your change,' and he comes up to me and I hand him his change, and the hand that he's grabbing the change with is bleeding," Fuller also said.
Fremont police and the California Highway Patrol closed Interstate 880 for about two hours as the searched bushes along the sides of the freeway, but were unable to locate him.
The suspect was described as a black man in his early 20s, 5 feet 8 inches tall and 155 lbs, with black hair and brown eyes, last seen wearing a black t-shirt, blue jeans and black shoes.