Juvenile arrested after Rockridge carjacking


Pittsburg police Saturday night arrested a juvenile suspected of carjacking a vehicle from the Rockridge BART station parking lot the night before.

Just before 9 p.m. Saturday, the suspect was allegedly driving the stolen vehicle, a gray 2017 Honda Accord, and crashed. The suspect tried to flee the scene but was arrested by Pittsburg police officers, BART police said.

According to BART police, just after 9 p.m. Friday, a woman was in the vehicle in the west parking lot of the Rockridge BART station in Oakland when the suspect approached and allegedly pointed a semi-automatic handgun at her.

The woman got out of her vehicle and the suspect and a male accomplice then drove away with it, police said. The woman was not injured during the carjacking.

The carjacking remains under investigation, police said.

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