Palo Alto: Pursuit ends in arrest of 16-year-old robbery suspect

PALO ALTO – A 16-year-old East Palo Alto boy was arrested in connection with a strong-arm robbery in Palo Alto and an armed carjacking in East Palo Alto following a vehicle pursuit late Saturday, police said.

The episode unfolded just before midnight when an officer spotted a gray 2008 BMW 330i “driving at a high rate of speed” on East Bayshore Road in Palo Alto, south of Embarcadero Road, the Palo Alto Police Department said in a news release.

Police said the car had been stolen at gunpoint the previous night in East Palo Alto.

The driver did not pull over for officers and led them

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