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Motel 6 robbery suspects arrested following attempted traffic stop

Posted: 9:21 AM, Apr 18, 2018
Updated: 2018-04-18 16:21:08Z

Two men and a woman were arrested on Tuesday after Bakersfield Police officers attempted to pull them over.

Just before 5 p.m. officers saw a car driving erratically near Oak Street and California Avenue. The suspects led police on a brief pursuit that ended when the three suspects abandoned the car and fled on foot.

Officers determined that the pursuit was related to an armed robbery at the Motel 6 on Easton Drive, where a suspect armed with a rifle entered the facility.

The suspects were arrested for burglary, armed robbery, conspiracy, evading and weapon charges following a positive identification by employees.

This incident is still under investigation anyone with information is encouraged to contact the Bakersfield Police Department at 327-7111.