4 teenagers arrested for allegedly robbing USPS postal worker

4 teenagers arrested for allegedly robbing USPS postal worker

(KRON) – Four teenagers were arrested after allegedly stealing a vehicle and robbing multiple USPS postal workers, according to the Fremont Police Department.

Fremont police officers were dispatched to Third Street for a report of a robbery of a USPS postal worker at 11:30 a.m. on Feb. 7. According to police, four suspects stole the mail truck keys before fleeing in a Jeep Grand Cherokee.

Police said a similar incident occurred the day before in the area of Martha Avenue, where two suspects demanded the mail key from the USPS postal person. The two suspects fled in a Jeep Grand Cherokee before getting the key.

Fremont Police Department
Fremont Police Department
Fremont Police Department
Fremont Police Department

The victims were not injured during either incident.

On the day of the second robbery, the Fremont Crime Reduction Unit located the jeep driving in the area of Mowry Avenue and Fremont Boulevard. Once Fremont police officers were at the scene, a traffic stop was initiated. According to police, a vehicle pursuit lasted two miles before the suspect vehicle came to a halt.

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The Jeep Grand Cherokee had been reported stolen, according to the investigation.

All four occupants were juveniles and were booked into Alameda County Juvenile Hall.

The driver of the suspect vehicle during the pursuit was a 15-year-old Fremont resident. The minor was arrested for robbery, possession of a stolen vehicle, vehicle code, evading a peace officer, and evading a peace officer, and the pursued vehicle was driven in a willful disregard for the safety of persons.

The second suspect was a 13-year-old Fremont resident. The minor was arrested for robbery, attempted robbery, and felony warrants out of San Francisco for several charges, including attempted robbery, burglary, use of tear gas, and grand theft.

The third juvenile suspect, a 14-year-old Fremont resident, was arrested for robbery. The fourth juvenile suspect was a 15-year-old Fremont resident who was arrested for robbery.

Anyone with information regarding the robberies of USPS postal workers in Fremont is asked to contact the Fremont Police Department Investigations Unit at (510)-790-6900.

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