Robbery victim arrested after chase

May 1, 2012 at 5:22 PM

LODI, Calif., May 1 (UPI) -- Police in California said they arrested a robbery victim along with the alleged robbers when he hit one of the suspects with his car.

Lodi police said Humberto Ramos, 42, called 911 from his car while following two men he said robbed him at gunpoint before fleeing on bicycles, The Sacramento Bee reported Tuesday.

Police caught up with Ramos on Central Avenue and they allegedly saw him use the car to strike Adam Ramirez, 29, while the suspect was riding in the street alongside alleged fellow robber Victor Alvarado, 23.

Alvarado, who was found to be in possession of a loaded 9mm Beretta handgun, was arrested on suspicion of robbery, multiple weapons violations and possession of stolen property. Ramirez, who was holding the money police believe was taken from Ramos, was arrested on suspicion of robbery.

Ramos, who police said had a no-bail warrant for his arrest, was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence and assault with a deadly weapon.

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