At 2054 hours, Pittsburg Police arrested a juvenile suspect who was driving the carjacked vehicle. The suspect was arrested after crashing the car and attempting to flee from the scene. Detectives were notified and the vehicle was towed and stored. Investigation pending.
While in her vehicle (2017 grey Honda Accord #7YSM397 CA) in the west lot, a woman was approached by a male who pointed a black semi-auto handgun at her. The woman exited her vehicle, and the suspect drove away in her vehicle with another male. The suspect with the gun was described as a Hispanic male in his early 20s wearing a black hooded jacket. The second suspect was a male with no further description. There were no injuries.
A female victim reported that a male suspect (BM, 25-35 years, 6', med build, black sweat suit) approached her as she was walking away from her vehicle to the station. The male, who was holding a large wrench, grabbed her arm to stop her and demanded her property. When she handed over her purse and keys, the suspect immediately used the keys to enter the vehicle and drive away. The victim was not injured and the suspect was not located by responding officers.
A victim reported that he was at the station when a male subject accosted him and demanded his vehicle and personal property. The victim complied and the suspect fled with the victim's property and vehicle. Officers later spotted the vehicle in Oakland's jurisdiction and a brief vehicle pursuit ensued. The suspect eluded initial capture but he vehicle was later located abandoned in Oakland. The vehicle was subsequently recovered.
A victim flagged down an officer in the parking lot and reported that their green 2001 Ford Escort had been taken at gunpoint by two suspects. The suspects were armed with handguns and were described as black male juveniles. One suspect wore a black hooded sweatshirt, and the other a gray sweatshirt. The suspects fled eastbound on Leland in the victim's vehicle. Surrounding agencies were given the vehicle and suspect information. Responding officers were unable to locate the vehicle or suspects in the area. The victim was not injured.
A male victim reported that a group of about seven (7) black male juveniles forcibly removed him from his silver 2001 Toyota 4Runner while parked in the south parking lot, near the 75th Avenue exit. The suspects then fled in the vehicle and were last seen east- bound on 75th Avenue. The victim, who was not injured, was unable to provide clothing descriptions of the suspects. Stolen along with the vehicle was an iPhone 6S, which the investigating officer was unable to track. Station video was requested.
While parked in the passenger loading zone at the Fruitvale BART station, the victim was approached by two male suspects who demanded his vehicle. He stated the suspects were armed with a silver handgun and were wearing animal masks. The vehicle was a white 2015 BMW X3 CA plate 7HMX833. The direction of flight was 34th but the victim, who was not injured, could not provide a direction once the vehicle hit San Leandro St. Officers responded to investigate. Station video was requested. 1610-1884 S52 TSOC notified.
A female victim called to report that two suspects (one in a mask) approached her as she was walking to her car in the parking lot and punched her, knocking her to the ground. They then demanded her car keys and took her 2015 Nissan Sentra. The vehicle description, license plate and direction of travel were relayed to outside agencies as BART officers responded. A Contra Costa Deputy Sheriff located the vehicle being driven on Highway 4. Deputies followed the vehicle until they eventually stopped it in the city of Vallejo. Two female suspects were taken into custody without incident. The victim, who declined medical attention, was transported to the scene where she positively identified the suspects. The vehicle was processed for evidence by an evidence technician and released back to the victim. The suspects will be transported by BART Officers to the Martinez Detention Facility where they will be interviewed by BART Police Detectives and booked for carjacking.
The (2) victims reported that while walking towards their silver 2004 BMW 330 in the south east corner of the parking structure’s second level, a black male suspect suddenly grabbed one of the victims from behind, pointed a handgun at them and demanded the victims place their property in the vehicle. The victims followed the suspect’s instructions and placed their (2) iPhones in the vehicle during which time a second suspect, a black female, appeared and quickly entered the vehicle’s driver’s seat. Both suspects then fled in the vehicle, but responding officers were unable to locate them. Similarly, officers were unable to track the victims’ iPhones. The victims further described both suspects as appearing 18-20 years of age; 5’7” tall and 120 lbs.; the male suspect wore dark clothing, and the female suspect wore a white shawl. The investigating officer requested station video. The victims were not injured. 1610-0575. TSOC notified (TSA #-10-29487-16)
A sergeant and officers responded to the station regarding an armed carjacking which occurred minutes earlier in the west parking lot. The female victim, who suffered minor injuries during the robbery, reported being confronted by four (4) black male suspects, two of whom threatened to shoot her while pointing (2) handguns at her. The victim was then forcibly removed from her vehicle (a charcoal gray 2008 BMW 535i) by the suspects, who then fled in the vehicle. An unsuccessful area search for the vehicle/suspects was performed by officers; San Leandro Police and the California Highway Patrol were provided with the carjacking information as well. The victim further described the suspects as: wearing black and/or blue colored hoodies; all appearing to be in their 20’s. Paramedics responded to provide the victim with medical attention.
A Tri-Delta Transit employee/victim reported being forcibly removed from a company vehicle (2010 Chevrolet Aveo) by a male suspect who then fled in the vehicle towards Highway 4. Officers responded, but were unable to locate the vehicle or the suspect. At about 2214 hours, California Patrol officers responding to a vehicle collision on Baily Road, near W. Leland Road, Pittsburg, located the stolen vehicle and the suspect nearby; he was lodged on nearby barbed wire fencing and calling for assistance. BART officers responded to the suspect’s location, along with fire and medical personnel. The suspect, after being dislodged from the fencing, was positively identified by the victim as the carjacking suspect and placed under arrest. As a precaution, the suspect was transported to a local hospital for further medical treatment of minor injuries sustained while lodged on the fence. Shortly after being medically cleared, the suspect was interviewed by a detective and then booked into the county jail. The victim was not injured during the carjacking. The suspect was issued a prohibition order.
Officers responded to the station on a report of a carjacking that had just occurred. CHP transferred a cell phone call from the victim, who was advising that she had just been pulled from her vehicle, a light blue 15' Toyota Prius, by two suspects, in the parking lot in OPD's jurisdiction at 35th Ave/E.12th St. The victim described the suspects as two Black male juveniles, 17 yrs, well dressed in all black clothing. The victim was unable to provide a direction of flight of the suspects. The victim was not injured and said the suspects were not armed. Due to a shooting in OPD's jurisdiction, the report was taken by BART PD as an outside assist. OPD was notified.
A male victim reported that while in the southwest portion of the main lot, at stall 550, a Black male suspect approached from behind and struck him on the back of the head, possibly with a clenched fist, before taking the keys to his gray 2011 Toyota Tacoma truck. The suspect was then joined by another male and a female, and together they drove away in the truck eastbound from the station; they were last seen heading towards Port Chicago Highway. An officer responded and contacted the victim, who sustained a moderate head injury. Paramedics responded and eventually transported the victim to a local hospital as a precaution. Local police agencies were notified of the carjacking, but the truck was not readily located. The victim further described the primary suspect as: Wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt; 5’-9” tall; 190 lbs.; and approximately 20 years of age. The victim and an independent witness were unable to provide descriptions of the second male and the female. The officer requested station video, and canvassed the nearby shopping center for potential video evidence.
A victim reported that a male suspect (BM, 30s, 5'6"-5'8", 300 lbs, black shirt, blue jean shorts) approached him on the second level of the parking structure. The suspect had something in his hand that was wrapped in an orange colored cloth. The suspect demanded the victim's vehicle. Believing that they suspect was holding a gun (no actual gun seen), the victim gave the suspect the vehicle. The suspect drove out of the parking structure and turned left on San Pedro Road. The victim was not injured. Allied agencies were notified and the vehicle was not located during a search of the area. Station video will be requested.
A male victim flagged down officers and advised that he had just been carjacked of his vehicle (a 2015 Chyrsler 200, 4d, blue) and robbed at gunpoint by four Black males, 16-17 years old. The victim’s wallet and cell phone were in the victim’s vehicle at the time of the crime. The suspects were last seen driving S/B on Hawley St from the station. The officers immediately searched the area but were unable to locate the suspects. The victim was uninjured and did not require medical attention. The victim said he first noticed the suspects as he was walking through the pedestrian tunnel. Station video was requested.
An officer witnessed a male suspect attempt to rob a victim of their cell phone at the Del Norte Station. The suspect ran and the officer pursued after him. The suspect attempted to carjack a victim but was taken into custody by El Cerrito PD. The suspect was issued a prohibition order and was booked into the Martinez Detention Facility.
A female victim reported that she was pulled from her silver 2012 Mercedes ML 350 and forced to the ground at rifle point by two male suspects. The suspects took the woman's purse and fled in her vehicle in an unknown direction. The suspects were described only as two black males, 18-20 years old, wearing dark clothing. Responding officers were unable to locate the vehicle in the area. The crime information was shared with San Leandro PD and CHP.
Officers responded to the Rockridge Station for a report of a carjacking. Three suspects confronted the victims and took the car at gun point. A victim was battered by the suspect before leaving with the car. The vehicle was later recovered by OPD.
An anonymous reporting party stated he heard saw a couple fighting in the parking lot and heard gun shots at the Pittsburg Station. Officers arrived on scene and checked the area but with negative results. John Muir Hospital in Concord called BART Police and reported they were treating a victim of an attempted carjacking that occurred at the Pittsburg Station. An officer responded to interview the victim. An ID Tech was called out to collect evidence and the On-Call Detective was notified. All notifications were made. Officers searched the area for evidence where the incident occurred.
A victim reported that their white Honda Accord and wallet were taken at gunpoint in the area of 7th Street and Mandela Parkway. The victim walked to the station to make the report. Officers assisted with an area check, but could not locate the victim vehicle. The investigation was turned over to Oakland PD.
A female victim reported being confronted by three Black male juveniles while walking to her maroon 2015 Mazda CX-5, which was parked in lot A – near 69th Ave. One of the juveniles (suspect #1) demanded her vehicle’s keys, but she refused to comply. The suspect then raised his shirt and exposed the handle of a handgun in his front waistband. The victim then turned the keys over to the suspect and walked away. Several seconds later the victim saw the suspects running northbound through the lot, toward the nearby apartment complex. Officers responded, but were unable to locate the suspects. The victim, who was not injured during the incident, further described the suspects as follows: All appearing to be in their mid-to-late teens; suspect #1 – 5’5” tall; wearing a black hoodie and dark jeans; suspect #2 – 5’8” tall; 200 lbs.; wearing a black hoodie and dark jeans; suspect #3 – no further description. The primary officer requested station video.
An Uber driver reported that he was carjacked at gunpoint in the parking lot. The suspect, who was armed with a handgun, took the victim's black 2013 Toyota Camry and fled toward Walnut Avenue. Responding BART and Fremont officers searched the area, but did not locate the victim's vehicle. The victim was not injured. TSOC notified.
A citizen reported that he was carjacked at gunpoint in lot A at the station. The victim said he was at the lot to show his car to a potential Craigslist buyer when two black males approached him and ordered him from the car at gunpoint. The suspects were described as 20-25 years old, 5'7" tall, one wearing a black sweatshirt and black pants and the other a gray sweatshirt and jeans. The victim's vehicle was a silver 2002 Mercedes 500C. The suspects were last seen driving eastbound on 10th Street from Fallon. Surrounding agencies were notified. The victim was not injured.