OAKLAND, Calif. (BCN) - Six people were taken into custody Sunday night outside of an Oakland home approximately an hour after a police pursuit ended there, police reported on social media.
The suspects ran into a residence at 34th Avenue and Farnam Street, about three blocks from the BART Fruitvale station, at approximately 8:15 p.m. tonight. Police asked residents in that neighborhood to stay inside their houses, and for drivers and pedestrians to avoid the immediate area.
Police said about 9:20 p.m. that six people had been detained after coming out of the home peacefully, and lifted their shelter-in-place warning.
Information about why police had pursued these suspects in the first place was not immediately available.
Police activity in the area of 34th Ave & Farnam St for suspects that fled into a residence after a police pursuit— Oakland Police Dept. (@oaklandpoliceca) July 23, 2018
Area residents, stay in your homes. Traffic routes impacted; use alternate routes. pic.twitter.com/LFZNapvpfN