Oakland man arrested in connection with San Bruno smash-and-grab robbery


SAN BRUNO – A 43-year-old Oakland man has been arrested in connection with a smash-and-grab robbery in San Bruno, police said.

Just before 9 p.m. on Nov. 28, officers were called to the Target store at 1150 El Camino Real for a report of a person who had shattered a locked display case and taken several electronic items worth $1,000, according to the San Bruno Police Department.

Officers searched the area and found the suspect at the San Bruno BART station at 1151 Huntington Ave.

As he was being detained, the suspect tried to jump in front of an oncoming BART train, police said, but “officers acted quickly and were able to stop him from harming himself.”

Police said the stolen merchandise was recovered.

The suspect was arrested and booked into San Mateo County jail on charges of grand theft, possession of prescription drugs without a prescription and resisting or delaying officers.

Anyone with information related to the case can contact the police department at 650-616-7100 or sbpdtipline@sanbruno.ca.gov. Information can be left anonymously.

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Source:: The Mercury News – Entertainment

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