Bakersfield police investigating armed robbery at Motel 6 in Southwest Bakersfield


Bakersfield Police Department arrested three people at Chester Avenue and 7th Street Tuesday evening and believe those in custody are connected to the incident at the Motel 6.

Just before 5:00 p.m. Tuesday, officers tried to stop a blue Saturn driving erratically on Oak Street and California Avenue.

The driver refused and took off with police in pursuit, according to police. When it got too dangerous, officers backed off and a helicopter tracked the car to the 700 block of Chester Avenue.

All three suspects, two men and a woman, got out and ran. One sought cover inside Bravos Char Burgers located at 701 Chester Ave. All three were located and arrested by police.

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