Suspect sought by police in San Leandro

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SAN LEANDRO (KTVU) -- Law enforcement authorities were searching Monday afternoon for a suspect and residents were urged to stay inside their homes during the search.

San Leandro police and the Alameda County Sheriff's Office were looking for a black male in the residential area bounded by Bancroft Avenue to Grand Avenue and Maud Avenue to Estudillo Avenue, according to a police alert.

Authorities did not immediately say why police were searching for the man, who was described as 5-feet-8-inches tall, with a thin build and waring a blue sweatshirt and jeans.

Police canine dogs were also being used as part of the search.