A patron's purse was stolen in a strongarm robbery that occurred in the west parking lot near the pedestrian tunnel. The victim was thrown to the ground as she attempted to maintain possession of her purse. The suspect, who fled the scene on foot, is described as an adult male in his 20's, med. height and build, wearing short hair, a black jacket and light brown pants.
Three juvenile females demanded money from a grandmother and her granddaughter while they were in front of the station. A struggle ensued, and the victims fled to a nearby bus for safety. No property was taken, and the three juvenile suspects were arrested and booked into juvenile hall.
A subject was reported to be tampering with vehicles in the lot. Responding officers located the described subject about two blocks from the station. He had 12 registration tabs scraped from vehicles' license plates, burglary tools, and a large concealed knife in his possession. The subject also had $10,000 in misdemeanor warrants for drugs and weapons. He was arrested and booked.
A robbery victim was walking through the back lot when he was confronted by four male suspects, who surrounded him, demanding his cash and ipod. One suspect displayed a knife, while other suspects went through the victim's pockets, removing his cash. A BPD sergeant located the suspects in a nearby neighborhood. The suspects were positively identified and all were arrested and booked, three at Juvenile Hall and one at the County Jail.
Officers detained an adult male suspect for fare evasion at Bay Fair station. The suspect had numerous traffic warrants for driving under the influence. The suspect was arrested and booked at Santa Rita Jail. 0608-3969 L21.
A BART police officer received a report that a man was selling drugs. The officer approached the suspect on the platform. The suspect repeatedly reached into his pockets leading the officer to believe that the suspect might have a weapon. The suspect then fled the station, heading towards the mall. The officer fell and injured his leg during the foot pursuit. The officer was taken to the hospital and was expected to need stitches.
In an incident that occurred on 8/19 at 2300 hrs., a female patron reported that an adult male snatched her cellphone from her hand as she stood on the platform awaiting a train. The suspect fled in an unknown direction.
An AC Transit bus driver flagged down a BART sergeant at Bayfair station to report an adult male suspect who vandalized his bus. The suspect has kicked out a bus window. The sergeant detained the suspect and turned him over to Alameda County Sheriff's deputies. 0607-2634 L21.
A citizen reported that he was the victim of an attempted car-jacking by three male juveniles who followed him from the station into the west parking lot. One of the suspects attempted to enter the vehicle by opening the rear door. The victim was able to drive away unharmed.
In the bus zone, five juvenile suspects attacked a lone male victim and robbed him of his bicycle. The victim was punched, but not seriously injured. Officers arrested, and later booked three of the suspects. Two suspects fled on the victim's bicycle and were GOA/UTL.
A 14 yr. old juvenile was the victim of a strongarm robbery committed by five other male juveniles. The victim was robbed of his athletic shoes while all were on board a Fremont-bound train at Bayfair Station. The suspects fled the station in an unknown direction.
A juvenile male with a bicycle was accosted by another juvenile who wanted to take it from him. The suspect grabbed the bicycle, but the victim refused to let go, and they wrestled over it. He then punched the victim in the face and tried several times to get the bike, following the victim on and off the train and threatening to hit him again. Responding officers arrested the suspect and booked him at Juvenile Hall.
The mother of a juvenile male victim reported that her son was robbed while waiting for a bus at the Bay Fair station. The victim was approached by two older teen males who demanded money. The suspects threatened to shoot the victim and one of the suspects showed the victim a handgun tucked in his waistband. The suspects took the victim's money and his cellphone. The mother and victim reported that the crime occurred eight hours earlier.
A female patron walking through the bus zone was grabbed around the neck and thrown to the ground by two subjects who then took her purse. They fled the area on foot. Responding officers stopped possible suspects, but the victim could not positively ID. Victim not injured, loss unrecovered.
An investigation was conducted into an alleged hit and run in which a mother reported her daughter having been struck by a taxi cab that fled the scene. The victim sustained injuries to her knees. The driver of the cab was subsequently identified and contacted. Investigation continues.
An adult male at Bayfair station called police dispatchers. Subject said he was going to shoot himself. Officers contacted the subject who described hearing voices. Subject was placed on an emergency psychiatric hold and transported to John George Psychiatric Pavilion.
4//21/06 2218 hrs. A male patron reported that he was punched in the head by an adult female in the bus zone. The station agent witnessed the assault. The suspect was located, arrested and booked on a charge of battery.