A female victim reported that her laptop was forcibly taken from her as she walked through the station parking lot. The suspect, described as a Black male, 20 to 30 years old, wearing a black hoodie, fled in a waiting vehicle (unknown make, black SUV bearing yellow paper plates with red printing on it) driven by a second unseen person. The suspect vehicle was last seen heading south on Madison St. from 8th St.
The victim reported a female (juvenile) suspect grabbed a cell phone from her grasp while aboard a train, and then fled out of the station. The victim attempted to chase after the suspect, but a second female (juvenile) suspect interfered by using force against the victim. Shortly thereafter, responding officers arrested both suspects without incident, and the victim’s phone was recovered. Subsequently, the suspects were issued prohibition orders before being booked into the Alameda County Juvenile Hall.
Paul Romero (33, Daly City) was arrested for robbery (cell phone) and possession of drug paraphernalia. Romero was issued a prohibition order and booked into Santa Rita Jail.
An officer at the Bay Fair Station heard a commotion coming from the platform. The officer learned that several juveniles were involved in a robbery of a patron's Apple MacBook laptop. Officers responded and assisted in detaining the juveniles. The victim positively identified 3 of the juveniles as being involved in the robbery. The 3 juveniles were booked into Juvenile Hall for robbery, providing false information to police, resisting arrest, possession of stolen property and conspiracy. The laptop was retrieved and returned to the owner. There was also a second laptop retrieved, owner unknown.
A patron reported that he was punched by a group of 4 teenage suspects, who took his cell phone. The phone was located abandoned near the station. Responding officers were unable to locate the suspects in the area.
A victim reported that a black male suspect forcibly stole his cell phone while in the bus zone at the station. The victim was not injured. The suspect fled on foot and was not located by responding officers. The phone could not be tracked.
Two suspects robbed a female victim of her cell phone in the 21000 block of Wilbeam Ave. in Castro Valley. The suspects fled the scene northbound on Wilbeam Avenue. An area search was conducted with negative results.
A female suspect was arrested for attempted robbery and an active $10,000 warrant. It was determined that the suspect was in need of a psychiatric evaluation. She was transported to a local hospital for treatment and issued a prohibition order. The suspect will be booked at the San Francisco County Jail upon her release from the hospital.
A 15 year old suspect forcibly removed a cell phone from a victim's hand while on a train. The victim was able to recover the phone and responding officers arrested the suspect for robbery. The suspect was booked at Juvenile Hall.
Two male juvenile suspects snatched a laptop computer from a patron, dropped the property, and then forcibly wrestled it away from the victim a second time, before dropping the property a second time and fleeing. Officers detained both suspects. One was cited to his parent for theft from a person, while the second was booked at juvenile hall for robbery.
A male victim reported that 10-12 juveniles punched him and stole his cell phone. Responding officers detained several juveniles, but the victim could not make an identification. The victim was transported to Alta Bates Hospital for minor injuries. The phone could not be tracked.
Two minors reported that they were walking on 19th Street when three males robbed them of their cellphones, one of the males had a gun. Officers responded and detained 2 suspects, however the suspect reported to have a gun fled the scene. The victims positively identified the 2 suspects as being involved in the robbery. Both cellphones were recovered from the suspects. One suspect was transported to Juvenile Hall and the other suspect was cited and released to a parent. At this time the 3rd suspect is still outstanding.
A patron reported a male punched him, took his cell phone and fled the station. Officers responded, searched the area and located a subject matching the description given by the victim. Sean Shelton (46 years old, Fairfield) was positively identified by the victim as the person who robbed him. Shelton was arrested for robbery and issued a prohibition order. The phone was not recovered.
Julian Ford (39 years old, Sacramento) stole a victim’s cell phone while on the platform at the Powell Street Station. Ford then struck two victims with closed fists. Ford was detained and positively identified. Ford was arrested for robbery, assault with bodily injury on a transit patron and battery on a transit patron. Ford was issued a Prohibition Order and booked at the San Francisco County Jail.
Two victims reported being robbed of their wallets and cell phones, about 20 minutes earlier. The suspects were described as three black males, wearing dark clothing, and with their faces covered. One suspect was armed with a handgun. The suspects fled toward downtown Hayward and were not located by responding officers.
A victim reported that he was knocked to the floor of a train by a suspect who attempted to steal his cell phone. The suspect was described as a black male in his 20's, wearing all black clothing. The victim did not report the incident until he reached El Cerrito del Norte Station.