Armed Robberies (2)

March 20, 2017, 8:06 p.m.

Fruitvale
Case: 1703-1311

A witness called to report a group of juveniles/late teens/early 20s (as many as 12 suspects) who were creating a disturbance on the train and eventually robbed a victim of their cell phone. The victim off boarded the train at Lake Merritt Station and confirmed that two of the suspects were armed with handguns. As the victim was being contacted, a second victim reported that he was also robbed of his cell phone while on a train at the Coliseum Station. The suspects (also a group of young males and females) off boarded the train at the Coliseum Station, but then re-boarded the same train as the victim and off-boarded at the Fruitvale Station. The train was held until officers were able to conduct a search for the suspects. They were not located. Station and train video will be requested. Neither phone was able to be tracked and neither victim was physically injured. 1703-1310,

Arrest
Prohibition order
Warrant related
Robbery Weapon Involved