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Walnut Creek police arrest two suspects in violent pistol-whipping and robbery

PIX Now Afternoon Edition 12-7-23
PIX Now Afternoon Edition 12-7-23 05:49

Police arrested two of the three suspects accused of pistol-whipping and robbing two people Tuesday evening in downtown Walnut Creek 

At approximately 7:36 p.m. Walnut Creek police received a report of a robbery on the 1500 block of Bonanza Street.  

Responding officers located two victims, who said they were approached by three male suspects wearing all black clothing and masks. One of the suspects was armed with a dark-colored handgun.  

The suspects allegedly stole the victim's wallet, pistol-whipped and stole the bag of the other victim, and fled the scene in a white Lexus. The assault victim sustained minor injuries and was treated at the scene.  

Walnut Creek robbery and assault arrests
Walnut Creek robbery and assault arrests. Walnut Creek Police Department

In conjunction with Oakland police, Walnut Creek officers located the white Lexus in Oakland and arrested two suspects: Elias Alcorn and Daymonee Johnson, and recovered stolen property from this robbery.  

Both were booked at the Martinez Detention Facility for suspicion of robbery, assault with a deadly weapon, conspiracy to commit a crime and are being held in lieu of $250,000. 

Anyone with information about this incident can contact the Walnut Creek Police Department at (925) 943-5844 or use its anonymous tip line at (925) 943-5865.

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