Updated: CHP Advises Berkeley Residents to Stay Indoors During Search for Suspect

Bay City News and Planet
Sunday August 31, 2014 - 08:54:00 AM

The California Highway Patrol advised residents between Ashby Avenue and Russell Street in Berkeley to stay indoors while officers searched for a criminal suspect. The search started as a chase on city streets around 6:45 a.m., and at points went onto a highway, the CHP reported. Residents in the area between College and Claremont reported hearing a number of police sirens which stopped in their neighborhood. At 9 a.m. a CHP spokesperson told the Planet his organization had no further information about the search, which he said originated with the Walnut Creek Police.