SWAT team arrests female serial armed robber

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A 32-year-old woman was arrested and is suspected of seven armed robberies in El Cerrito and Richmond. 

The suspect was not identified by name.

According to Richmond Police Department, their SWAT team served a search warrant at her El Cerrito home and found numerous pieces of evidence. 

RPD shared photos of recovered guns, including an illegal assault rifle. 

Three of the robberies the suspect is accused of happened in Richmond and the other four were in El Cerrito. 

The suspect is facing robbery and felony weapons charges. 


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