CRIME ALERT – URGENT
TUESDAY 9:48 PM (10-2-12) — An armed man attempted to rob the Dash/Valero gas station and market (at Discovery Bay Blvd and Riverlake Road). He is on foot in Discovery Bay, and in possession of a shot gun. Be vigilant, lock your doors and report any unusual activity.
UPDATE: 10:17 PM. —- Roadblocks at Dolphin Place/Sandpoint Road. Search for suspect on foot. Helicopter search overhead. STAY INSIDE – helicopter using heat sensor, so is alerted to anyone on their back deck in the Dolphin / Dune / Anchorage / Sandpoint area.
UPDATE: 10:43 PM: No sign of suspect, but search continues. Now also looking for low-jacked red Mercedes.
UPDATE: 10:51 PM: STOLEN CAR FOUND AT CHERRY HILLS DRIVE / HIGHWAY 4 DIRT ROAD/SLOUGH. NO SUSPECT FOUND.
UPDATE 11:13 PM: Highway 4 at Discovery Bay is closed. Take Clipper to get out. Search for suspect ongoing.
UPDATE: 7:20 AM (10-3-12): It does not appear the suspect has been located. Expect an official update and comment from the Contra Costa County Sheriff at about 9:00 AM
CONTRA COSTA COUNTY SHERIFF UPDATE —- 9:00 AM (10-3-12) —-