Three people arrested for allegedly stealing goods from Alameda shopping mall

Alameda police arrested three people for allegedly stealing close to $3,000 worth of goods at a shopping center, police announced

An employee at a Southshore Center business called the police Monday morning around 10:20 a.m. about a theft, police said. The caller provided the police with a detailed description of the group's vehicle and the direction they were headed. 

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Alameda County Sheriff's deputies and Alameda police caught up with the thieves. Officers recovered nearly $3,000 worth of merchandise during the traffic stop, police said. 

All three occupants, including a woman from Berkeley and two men from Oakland, were arrested on suspicion of grand theft.