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Suspect in three robberies found

A man alleged to have committed three armed robberies in Alameda on Sunday, June 12, is now in police custody, according to the Alameda Police Department (APD).

The suspect, identified as Richard J. Lachaux, 27, was arrested by the San Francisco police officers in San Francisco on unrelated charges, Sunday night at 11:30 p.m. 

APD has been working with the San Francisco Police Department (SFPD) to obtain the suspect. Once he is in APD’s custody he will be booked on several charges including armed robbery.

 

The Alameda County District Attorney’s Office (DA) has charged Richard Joseph Lachaux, 27, with 13 felonies. They include two counts of first-degree ATM robbery; four counts of second-degree robbery; four counts of attempted second-degree robbery; and one count each of assault with a semi-automatic firearm, possession of a firearm by a felon and evading a police officer.