An armed gunman stole a wristwatch from a man in the 900 block of Ocho Rios Drive in Danville Friday, leaving the scene in a newer model white Dodge Charger and eluding police who pursued the vehicle west on Highway 24 in Orinda.
The robbery was reported at approximately 6:10 p.m. No details were immediately available as to the method used by the gunman, who was reportedly armed with a Glock-style pistol.
The reported getaway car was spotted running west on Highway 24 in Orinda, fleeing at high speed when an officer attempted to get behind it near the Wilder exit prior to the Caldecott Tunnel.
There were no immediate reports of injuries.
The gunman was described as a black male, 30-40 years, dark hoodie and dark pants,