A male patron on the platform suddenly jumped in front of an arriving Richmond-bound train and suffered fatal injuries. The station was closed during the investigation, limited to single-track run-throughs, and re-opened for full service at 1230 hrs.
An officer contacted a fare evasion suspect whom the station agent wished to place under citizen's arrest. The suspect was large, violent and uncooperative. It took two officers and a sergeant to wrestle the suspect into custody, and the suspect was booked.
An 18 year old male who was arrested last week for two counts of robbery (Outside assist, Powell St. Hallidie Plaza) was arrested and booked for robbery and resisting arrest after he assaulted a 14 year old boy, taking his iPOD and cellphone. The suspect, who led officers on a foot chase for several blocks before he was captured, claimed to be armed with a handgun during the robbery.
A domestic dispute between a woman and her ex-boyfriend led to the latter committing a battery and subsequent robbery upon the former. After the suspect punched and choked the victim, he then took her cellular phone by force, off-boarding at El Cerrito Plaza station and fleeing on foot.
A male subject was yelling and frightening patrons while aboard a Richmond bound train. Officers off-boarded the combative subject, then had to wrestle him to the ground to place him in custody. The subject had psychiatric problems, was off his prescribed medications, and was committed for evaluation.
A citizen in the bus zone was robbed of his wallet, credit cards and cash by a 17 year old male who punched and kicked the victim in the face. The suspect fled on a Fremont train which was intercepted at Ashby station. The suspect, who was located on the train, was positively identified by the victim. The victim's property was in the suspect's possession at the time of arrest and the latter was booked at juvenile hall.
A male suspect said something to a woman as she walked through the station parking lot. When the woman turned to face him, he was exposing himself, and she ran away. This incident occurred last night, but due to a language barrier, the victim did not make the report until today.
A young adult male victim was walking through the station parking lot when he was confronted by a young adult male suspect. The suspect told the victim he wanted his cell phone, then began battering the victim. A witness intervened and the suspect fled. The crime occurred at 1245 hours. This report was taken by phone from Kaiser Hospital, where the victim was treated for minor injuries.
Patrons on board a Richmond-bound train reported that an adult male pulled his pants down in their presence and exposed himself to them. The suspect was able to off-board and flee prior to the train's arrival at El Cerrito Station.
A patron was robbed as he was exiting the south end of the station by a suspect, possibly in his late teens, who brandished a knife. Loss was a small amount of cash. The suspect fled on foot towards Central Ave.