El Cerrito woman arrested for seven local armed robberies

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El Cerrito woman arrested for seven local armed robberies
All photos of the suspected serial armed robber are courtesy of the Richmond Police Department.

A 32-year-old El Cerrito woman was arrested at her home early this morning on suspicion of committing seven armed robberies, including three in Richmond and four in El Cerrito, police said.

Richmond and El Cerrito police with assistance from a Richmond Police Department SWAT team executed a search warrant at the woman’s home early today.

The suspect, whose identity wasn’t released, was taken into custody without incident. In her home, detectives located a firearm, an illegal assault rifle, and numerous other items of evidence, police said.

She is facing charges of armed robbery along with several felony weapons violations.