ALAMEDA — Police right here have arrested one in all two males suspected of following a household of seven from a shopping mall to their Alameda residence and robbing them at gunpoint, courtroom information present.
The suspect, a 29-year-old Oakland resident, was charged Oct. 25 with second-degree theft and being a felon in possession of a firearm. Police say they’re nonetheless working to determine the second robber.
The person, girl and their 5 youngsters had been adopted to their Alameda residence by two males, who police say had been seen at a close-by Goal the place the victims had been procuring. Because the victims bought residence round 1 p.m., the robbers appeared and held a gun to the person’s stomach earlier than making off with $2,000 in money, a $10,000 Rolex watch and a $600 designer pockets, police say.
One of many suspects was later recognized from a photograph lineup and from surveillance video on the procuring middle. By coincidence, a non-public safety guard additionally obtained a video of the suspects fleeing within the space in an Infiniti, however was unaware of the theft. The guard merely took the video as a result of he was mad that the Infiniti was dashing, police mentioned.
The 29-year-old Oakland man has a historical past of felony convictions, “all involving shootings or possessing firearms,” police mentioned in courtroom information. He has since been launched from jail whereas the case is pending.