PIEDMONT — A 52-year-old man was carjacked at gunpoint Saturday afternoon by three suspects who had been driving across the metropolis in what turned out to be one other carjacked automobile, police mentioned.
The person was not harm and his automobile was recovered later in unincorporated Hayward, authorities mentioned. The suspects had been nonetheless being sought Monday.
Authorities mentioned about 1:30 p.m. Saturday, police dispatch acquired a number of calls from residents concerning a suspicious automobile within the space of Lexford Highway and Huntleigh Highway, in addition to on Sandringham Place.
As officers had been searching for the automobile — a black 2003 Lexus 4-door with paper plates — it was concerned in an armed carjacking within the space of Park Approach and Monte Avenue.
A 52-year-old resident had his darkish grey 2021 BMWX3 taken at gunpoint by a masked suspect outdoors his dwelling, police mentioned. He was not injured.
An officer shortly noticed each the Lexus and BMW driving on Moraga Avenue and onto southbound Freeway 13, the place the Lexus crashed right into a curb and the officer’s automobile sustained a flat tire and couldn’t proceed the pursuit, authorities mentioned. The 2 suspects within the Lexus acquired into the BMW and drove off on the freeway.
The BMW was recovered a number of hours later by Alameda County sheriff’s deputies in unincorporated Hayward.
Police decided the Lexus had been carjacked on July 22 in San Jose, Piedmont Capt. Chris Monahan mentioned.
Detailed descriptions of the suspects weren’t accessible.
Anybody with details about the carjacking is requested to name police at 510-420-3000.