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Woman arrested on suspicion of armed robberies, including one in Redwood City

The woman is suspected of committing an armed robbery in Redwood City as well, police said.
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The Foster City Police Department patch on a shirt in Foster City, Calif. on October 21, 2009.

Police in Foster City have arrested a woman on suspicion of armed robbery, the department announced on Wednesday.

A 33-year-old woman of Antioch was arrested on a $375,000 felony warrant for allegedly committing robberies in Foster City and incorporated Redwood City.

The woman allegedly entered the garage of a Foster City man as he parked his car and then demanded that he open his door and surrender his wallet. When the man did not open his door as instructed, she allegedly fired a single shot into the vehicle.

The woman is suspected of committing an armed robbery in Redwood City as well, police said.

Police allege that a search of the woman's home uncovered the firearm in question as well as evidence taken from the victim in Foster City.


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