Teen arrested in armed robbery of Antioch gas station, Friday evening

By Sergeant T. Schnitzius, Antioch Police Field Services Bureau

On Friday, April 4, 2014 at approximately 5:26 P.M. the Antioch Police Department received a call from the clerk at a gas station at 3270 Lone Tree Way advising he was robbed at gunpoint. The victim, Darshan Singh, reported seeing the suspect running southbound Lone Tree Way near James Donlon Boulevard.

Upon arrival officers began searching the area for the suspect and located him on a section of old Lone Tree Way behind the CVS store. The suspect was sitting down counting money and fled upon seeing officers. A foot pursuit ensued and the suspect was caught by pursuing officers without incident. The suspect was positively identified, admitted to the crime, and was sent to Juvenile Hall. The stolen money was recovered and the clerk was not injured in the incident

This preliminary information is made available by the Field Services Bureau. Any further information or additional press releases will be provided by the Investigation Bureau at (925) 779-6926.

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