OAKLAND, Calif. (KRON) – BART police arrested a man who attempted to steal an iPad from a rider on Monday, according to BART police.
Around 4:40 p.m., BART officers boarded a Richmond bound train as the suspect fled off the train after allegedly stealing a rider’s iPad, BART police said. The officers were able to catch the suspect, Gabriel Eakin.
Police say the 20-year-old discarded a backpack that contained an unregistered loaded firearm while he attempted to flee the station. The firearm was modified to be a fully automatic gun with a high-capacity magazine, BART police said.
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Eakin was booked into Alameda County jail and was banned from returning to BART.
2023-03-14 09:46:02 ,
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