One of two men suspected of stealing gaming consoles from Fry's Electronics in Palo Alto on Jan. 28 was arrested Wednesday in Hayward by Palo Alto police detectives.
Detectives took Jason Alaa Fayed, 24, into custody without incident around 10:15 a.m. after members of the Hayward Police Department had identified Fayed from surveillance footage of the crime.
A second suspect, who pointed a gun at a security guard who tried to stop the theft, is still at large, the police stated in a press release. In addition to the surveillance footage, the department has released a sketch of the armed man.
Fayed was booked into the Santa Clara County Main Jail on charges of robbery, conspiracy, and burglary. Fayed and his partner allegedly grabbed three gaming consoles valued at $1,200 from the store at 340 Portage Ave. and ran off.
The security guard was not injured.