Residents in Belmont asked to shelter-in-place as police seek robbery suspect

Police have lifted a shelter-in-place for Belmont residents in a neighborhood this evening as they seek a still outstanding robbery suspect.

Police reported the incident, happening near the Carlmont Shopping Center located at 1049 Alameda De Las Pulgas, on Twitter at 7:28 p.m.

The suspect apparently ran into a drainpipe under the shopping center, near Carlmont Drive, according to police.

Residents on and around Calrmont Drive and the nearby Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic School are being advised to stay indoors during the search.

Police have also employed a police K-9 to help with the search.

The suspect was described as a possibly Asian or Hispanic man, about 20 years old with a facial tattoo. He was wearing red shorts, police said.