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Jewelry store robbery leads to arrests

In mid-August, San Francisco police arrested three men for the Aug. 8 armed robbery of a jewelry store in the district served by Northern Station. The three suspects, each between 52 and 60 years old, include one Oakland resident and two San Francisco residents.

The robbery occurred at 9:15 a.m. The San Francisco Police Department reports that “the suspects forced their way into the business and held employees at gunpoint, demanding high-end jewelry. The victims were held hostage while the suspects stole merchandise,” before fleeing in a waiting vehicle.

The three were charged with robbery, elder abuse, and kidnapping; one of the suspects was charged with “felon in possession of a firearm.”

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