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FREMONT— A 19-year-old man and a juvenile arrested for a home invasion robbery crashed a victim’s stolen car. Authorities believe the same two suspects may have committed multiple home invasion robberies.
During the predawn hours of November 23, a victim’s home was forcibly entered on the 44000 block of Ibero Way. One of the intruders was armed with a handgun.
The perpetrators robbed personal property and stole the victim’s car to flee. Officers responded at 4:53 a.m., and located it traveling northbound on Mission Boulevard.
While being pursued, the car careened into an unoccupied building near the intersection of Mission Boulevard and Mayhews Road. The small building was wrecked, and a loaded handgun was later recovered from inside the car.
One suspect was arrested after a brief foot chase. The second suspect was taken into custody at a nearby bus stop.
Keshavsharan S. Virk, 19 of San Jose, was transported to Santa Rita Jail. Virk was booked for robbery, second degree burglary, vehicle theft, and use of a firearm.
Bond for his release was set at $250,000. The second suspect arrested is a 17- year-old juvenile.
Fremont detectives learned the suspects also committed a separate residential burglary, prior to the home invasion. A second stolen vehicle was found in the neighborhood, which detectives believe the suspects used prior to the home
Fremont PD is working with the San Jose Police Department, regarding home invasions the suspects may have committed in San Jose. Anyone with information can call Fremont detective Ryan Lobue at 510-790-6900 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.