Oct. 08--OAKLAND -- A San Leandro home-invasion robbery suspect was being sought in East Oakland on Thursday afternoon after crashing his car while being chased by San Leandro officers, authorities said.
A woman and child in the Nissan were injured and were taken to hospitals. Their ages and conditions were not known.
San Leandro police began chasing the Nissan about 12:45 p.m. but it was not clear where the pursuit started.
The car crashed near the intersection of 85th Avenue and E Street.
The man driving the car fled into nearby yards, leaving the injured woman and child behind.
Police from both cities were still searching the area for the man as of 1:40 p.m. Streets were shut down during the search.
San Leandro police Lt. Robert McManus said the car was used in a home invasion robbery that happened about 8:30 a.m. in that city's Washington Manor neighborhood. He said four masked men with guns robbed residents of undisclosed items.
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