DAVIS, CA - Two suspects from Woodland were in custody following an armed robbery and police chase overnight in Davis, police say.
About 2:15 a.m., police dispatchers received a call that some people had been held up by a man with a handgun at the intersection of 5th and L streets, said Lt. Glenn Glasgow. The victims were not hurt but were forced to hand over personal property.
The victims caught a partial license plate and reported a description of the vehicle in which the robber fled.
About half an hour later, a patrol officer saw the vehicle described and tried to pull it over as it entered Interstate 80 from Mace Boulevard. Glasgow said the car failed to stop and led officers on a pursuit as it exited on Old Davis Road and drove through the UC Davis campus. On the 200 block of A Street, the chase ended.
Glasgow said a,man, a passenger in the vehicle ran off. Officers arrested the driver, identified as Sunnie Robertson, 25.
With police on the ground and help from a California Highway Patrol helicopter crew, officers saw a man riding a bicycle in the area and tried to stop him. Glasgow said the bicyclist evaded officers at first but they found him again and chased him on foot with the aid of a police K9. The K9 and his human officer caught the man, identified as Brian McDonald, 27, near the university's Social Sciences building.
Robertson was booked into Yolo County Jail on suspicion of robbery, felony evasion of a peace officer and commission of a felony while released on bail.
McDonald was booked into Yolo County Jail on suspicion of robbery, felony evasion of a peace officer and resisting arrest.