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SF Car Theft Suspects Get Flat Tire During Police Chase in East Bay: Guns, Ammo Found

ANTIOCH (CBS SF) -- Two people were arrested on firearms and stolen vehicle violations following a short pursuit Friday night on Highway 4, Antioch police said.

Stolen Audi in SF Flat Tire
Officers on Highway 4 spotted an Audi reported stolen in San Francisco and made a traffic stop. (Antioch Police)

An officer on Highway 4 spotted an Audi reported stolen in San Francisco and attempted a traffic stop after getting backup from the Contra Costa Sheriff's Office.

The suspects fled the stop but got a flat tire at the interchange with Interstate 680 police said.

Police said officers found three firearms in the Audi, including an AR-pistol.

Car Theft Suspects Found With Firearms
Firearms seized from suspected car thieves in Antioch. (Antioch Police)

The two suspects were prohibited from possessing the weapons due to prior convictions and one was already on probation for robbery and firearms violations in San Francisco, police said.

The suspects were booked on charges of possession of a stolen vehicle, illegal firearm possession and probation violation at the county jail in Martinez.

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