SACRAMENTO, CA - A very early morning police pursuit in Sacramento began with a convenience store robbery and concluded with a man taken into custody on suspicion of committing multiple crimes.
According to the Sacramento County Sheriff's Department, an armed man robbed the Quik Stop at 3920 Fruitridge Road just before 1 a.m.. He fled the scene on foot. Approximately 10 minutes later, there was a report of an intruder with a gun trying to rob a homeowner on the 5900 block of 39th Street. The victim said there was a knock on the door and when the victim said he opened the door, a man brandishing a gun forced his way in and demanded money.
It wasn't clear if the intruder got money but he stole the victim's car. A sheriff's deputy spotted the stolen car on 14th Avenue about 1:45 a.m. and gave chase.
The pursuit ended at McClatchy Park on 5th Avenue where Emanuel Looney, 28, was arrested.