A patron was robbed at gunpoint and the suspect fled from the station. Later, while still in contact with an officer, the victim observed the suspect enter the station. The officer engaged the suspect in a foot pursuit and the suspect was captured. A replica firearm and some of the victim's property were recovered. The suspect was arrested and booked.
An adult male victim was assaulted by two adult male suspects at Fruitvale station. The suspects punched the victim while trying to take his cellphone. The suspects fled into the neighborhood. An area search proved negative.
The station was searched for two suspects who robbed an AC Transit bus passenger at gunpoint at International and Fruitvale Ave. At least one of the two suspects was seen at Fruitvale station by the bus driver. An area searched proved negative.
An adult male victim reported being robbed by two male suspects, (one adult & one juvenile) on 6/4/06 at the Fruitvale Station. As the officer was taking the report the suspects walked into the station. The suspects were detained, arrested, and then booked for robbery.
A BART patron leaving the El Cerrito Del Norte Station was confronted two blocks from the station by three male suspects, each armed with a pistol. The suspects searched the victim but took no property. The victim pursued the suspects for several blocks (and through the BART station) until one of the suspects fired a shot into the air prompting the victim to return to the station and contact police. The suspects were GOA/UTL.
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.
Officers on patrol on-viewed a strong-arm robbery in progress as the suspect was attempting to flee into the station from Market Street. The suspect grabbed a woman's purse then dragged her down some twenty stairs as the victim attempted to hold onto it. The suspect was taken into custody and booked for the robbery in addition to a no-bail parole violation warrant.
An officer was flagged down by the victim of a carjacking that just occurred in a Safeway parking lot in the city of Richmond. The officer was able to ascertain suspect and vehicle for Richmond P.D.
An adult male victim reported to officers that while walking through Balboa Park station, an unidentified adult male suspect grabbed the victim's I-Pod and ran out of the station. An area search proved negative.
5-26-06 0423 A female patron's purse was forcefully taken off her shoulder as she was entering the 19th Street station via the escalator near 19th and Broadway. No weapon was involved. The patron was not injured, and the suspect fled in an unknown direction. A search for the suspect proved negative.
Officers responded to a report of an attempted robbery that just occurred in front of the station. The victim reported that a subject struck him in the face and attempted to take his wallet. The suspect was in the company of 4 to 5 others. All fled on foot.
In a late-reported case (occurred 0730 hrs.) a patron reported being the victim of a strong-arm robbery at the 20th St. end of the station. The suspect was described as an adult male in his 30's, wearing a black leather jacket and blue jeans. Loss was cash and a BART ticket.
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.
Victim reported that he was threatened by a man who claimed to have a gun. The suspect demanded the victim's wallet and cellphone. When the victim said he had neither, the suspect snatched a BART ticket from his hand. Suspect GOA/UTL.
An adult male suspect approached a patron from behind in the tunnel leading from the parking lot to the station, and attempted to steal his computer case. The victim struggled to keep ahold of the case, when another patron came to his aid and wrestled the suspect to the ground. Officers arrived and arrested the suspect for attempted robbery.
A patron was standing at the AirBART bus stop holding a laptop, when a robbery suspect tried to pull it from his grasp. The victim managed to hold onto the laptop, but the suspect punched his face, causing a laceration. The suspect ran from the station and was GOA/UTL. The victim was transported to a hospital for treatment.