East Bay construction workers robbed in broad daylight

Piedmont crew escaped injury after handing over their tools

PIEDMONT (AP) — Two people, one armed with a gun, robbed a construction crew in broad daylight early Tuesday, according to police.

The robbery, which occurred around 11:40 a.m. in the 200 block of Estates Drive, left no construction workers injured.

The suspects, according to police, drove a white Lexus IS 350 with tinted windows and backed into the driveway where the construction crew was working.

According to police, both suspects exited the vehicle, one with a handgun. They demanded tools from the workers, who gladly handed them over.

According to police, the suspects then got back into the Lexus and drove away.

Police are asking anyone with information about the two suspects to contact Det. John Lagios at 510-420-3015.

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