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Four Suspects Arrested In Alleged Oakland Carjacking

OAKLAND (CBS SF) -- Police and CHP worked together Tuesday afternoon to arrest four suspects in Oakland who were spotted in a vehicle that had been carjacked Monday, according to authorities.

At approximately 9:19 a.m. Tuesday morning, a fixed-wing CHP airplane observed a silver Mercedes four-door sedan that had been stolen in Oakland on Monday by suspects armed with a handgun. The car was spotted by the plane driving on residential streets in Alamo and Walnut Creek.

The CHP airplane tracked the vehicle traveling from Walnut Creek on I-680 north to westbound Highway 24 to southbound State Route 13 to Oakland. The car then drove through various residential streets in Oakland before the suspects parked the vehicle on the 2200 block of 35th Avenue at approximately 11:15 a.m.

**Carjacking Suspects Arrested** This morning CHP Airplane Air-31 assisted the Oakland Police Department in locating a vehicle that was taken in a carjacking yesterday. The suspects in the carjacking were reported to be armed with a handgun. Air-31 located the vehicle as it drove slowly through residential streets of Alamo and Walnut Creek. The suspect vehicle then traveled I-680 north, Highway 24 (w/b) to Sr-13 south, then through various streets of Oakland before parking the suspect vehicle. Air-31 followed the suspects as they entered a market in Oakland. The Oakland Police responded and arrested all four occupants of the vehicle. No CHP ground units were involved in this incident due to the suspects fleeing in a reckless manner and a CHP Airplane was following from above. The Oakland Police are investigating this incident. (The video is a brief snapshot of the incident.)

Posted by CHP - Golden Gate Division Air Operations on Tuesday, March 3, 2020

CHP tipped off Oakland police that all four suspects entering a market at the intersection of 35th Avenue and Davis Street shortly afterwards. Officers surrounded the building and were able to negotiate with the suspects until they surrendered peacefully.

This is an ongoing investigation. Anyone with information on the incident is asked to contact Oakland police.

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