Officers responded to the station on a report of an armed man who had run to the platform. On arrival, officers determined that a security guard had chased an armed robbery suspect to the station from a nearby store and El Cerrito PD officers were already on scene. The suspect was located on the platform and a replica firearm was recovered along with a knife. The suspect was arrested by El Cerrito PD. Trains were delayed for several minutes during the search for the suspect. TSOC notified TSA-05-14684-16.
An adult female was involved in a verbal dispute with two juveniles who were obstructing the platform stairs at the station. During the dispute, one of the juveniles sprayed the victim with pepper spray and then both juveniles fled on foot from the station. The victim was not injured, but was transported to UCSF hospital for treatment for exposure to pepper spray.
A station agent who witnessed an assault on another station agent on 5/25 called to report that the suspect was entering the station. Officers detained the male suspect and the witness agent identified him as the same person who jabbed at another station agent with a box cutter on 5/25 at 0910 hours. The victim agent was not injured as a result of the assault. The original report was made on 5/25, but the suspect managed to elude capture until today. The suspect was interviewed before being issued a prohibition order. The box cutter was recovered from the suspect. While being booked at the Glenn Dyer Jail for assault on an agent with a deadly weapon, the suspect made statements requiring a psychiatric evaluation, so he was transported to John George Pavilion on a psychiatric hold with a hold for the criminal charge.
A Critical Asset Patrol officer contacted an adult male for fare evasion. The officer was unable to confirm his identification, so the officer requested to search him for ID. The suspect consented to the search and brass knuckles were located during the search. The suspect was FI'd for fare evasion and booked into the San Francisco County Jail for possession of brass knuckles.
A victim reported a male creating a disturbance on the train who also brandished a knife. Officers intercepted the train and contacted the male suspect and the victim. The suspect was found to be on probation and was also in possession of a knife. The victim identified him and placed him under citizen's arrest for brandishing the knife. The male suspect was issued a prohibition order and booked into the Santa Rita Jail for brandishing a knife and a probation violation.
The victim was on a Dublin/Pleasanton bound train at the station when the suspect, described as a HM, 30-35 yrs old, with short curly black hair, acne scarred face, and possibly wearing a black t-shirt, approached the victim from behind and snatched her cell phone from her hands. The victim struggled with the suspect to retain the phone until the suspect produced a knife and held it to the victim's face. The victim became scared and let go of her phone. The suspect ran from the train and out of the station. The suspect apparently dropped the knife, and the victim recovered it using a plastic bag. The suspect was not injured and her phone could not be tracked. The knife will be processed for evidence, and video was requested. TSOC was notified. TSA# 05-14263-16
A female victim came to the station agent's booth with cuts to her scalp and told the agent that a male suspect had struck her with an umbrella. The female then chased the male into the surrounding neighborhood. The suspect was described as a black male, with a dark complexion, wearing a black Raiders shirt. Officers responded, but could not locate the suspect in the area. The female returned to the station and was transported to Washington Hospital for treatment. The female was uncooperative and refused to provide any information to investigating officers, including her name.
BART Police officers responded to the station regarding the victim of a stabbing in the bus zone area. San Leandro Police officers and firefighters arrived at the station first, and located the adult male victim on a bus bench suffering from stab wounds to his upper body, but conscious and breathing. The victim was transported to a local hospital, while an adult male suspect was detained on a city street southeast of the station. Patrol officers located and interviewed several witnesses. BART Police detectives and crime scene technicians responded to assist with the investigation. A/C Transit bus and station video was requested. TSOC notified.
A female patron was walking along the foot path on the Pleasanton side of the station when she was approached by a male suspect who brandished a handgun and demanded the victim's purse. The suspect fled with the loss towards Stoneridge Mall. An area search was conducted, but the suspect was not located. Local police agencies were notified as well as Stoneridge security. The suspect was described as a White Male, approximately 20 years old, wearing a black ball cap with red writing, a black hoodie and blue jeans.
A victim was waiting at the #89 bus stop, with his fare in his hand. A suspect approached him, pulled up his hoodie, revealed the butt of a gun in his waistband and demanded the victim's fare. The victim complied and the suspect fled west from the bus zone.
A sergeant was boarding a train at the station when passengers called out to him to report a fight on the train. The sergeant located the involved parties, who had stopped fighting. A witness and the victim reported that the suspect pushed and threatened the victim. When the victim pushed the suspect away, the suspect brandished a knife at the victim and threatened to cut him. The sergeant recovered a knife from the suspect. The suspect was interviewed before being placed under citizen's arrest for battery and brandishing a knife. He was issued a prohibition order and booked into the San Francisco County Jail for battery and brandishing a knife.
Two patrons reported that a male suspect tried to rob them of their cell phone and belongings while on the train. The suspect was described as a black male 35-40 years old, wearing a plaid shirt, camouflage jacket and carrying a stick. The suspect remained on the train to the SF Airport. Officers responded and located the victims at San Bruno Station. SFPD officers located a male matching the suspect description in Courtyard G and detained him. The victims reported that they had fallen asleep on the train and awoke to find the suspect going through their belongings. They challenged the suspect, who punched the male victim and then brandished a knife at the victims. The victims positively identified the suspect and he was arrested for attempted robbery. He was issued a prohibition order and was booked at the San Mateo County Jail.
A male suspect approached a BART system service worker and struck him in the throat/neck with a chain (unprovoked and without warning). The male suspect then went up to the platform and boarded a train. Officers located the male on the train and took him into custody. The chain was recovered from him. The victim, who had redness on his neck, declined to have medical respond to the scene, but sought his own medical attention later. The suspect was issued a prohibition order and booked into the Santa Rita Jail for assault with a deadly weapon.
A male victim reported that a male suspect threw a small glass bottle at him, which narrowly missed him, after he saw the suspect masturbating near the station’s bicycle racks. An officer responded and safely arrested the suspect, who was positively identified as the responsible. A sergeant also responded, and approved the arrest. The suspect, who was issued a prohibition order, was then booked into the county jail for indecent exposure and assault w/ a deadly weapon. The victim was not injured during this incident, and the officer requested station video.
SFPD requested that trains be held at the station while they searched for two suspects in an armed robbery that had occurred on city streets. A sergeant who was on the platform saw two people who matched the suspect description on the platform. The robbery victim came into the station and also pointed out the two suspects. Officers detained both suspects without incident and turned them over to SFPD for investigation.
An officer on a fixed post detail heard approximately 20 shots fired at the store directly across 7th Street from the station. The officer responded and located multiple shell casings and a victim who had been shot in the arm. OPD responded and took over the investigation. BART officers assisted in searching a vacant lot near the area, but the suspect was not located.
Officers responded to the station regarding the report of a male suspect having struck a male victim about the face with a wooden trekking pole during a child custody exchange. The incident, reported by the victim’s current girlfriend, further escalated as the suspect punched the child’s grandmother; and then veered his “burnt orange” colored Chevrolet Suburban towards the grandmother in an apparent attempt at striking her. BART and Hayward officers unsuccessfully searched for the suspect, who is reportedly transient. The investigating officer requested station video and canvassed the nearby neighborhood for potential video evidence of the assault(s). The male victim suffered a non-life threatening injury to his left eye and was transported (via ambulance) to a local hospital for further medical attention. The second victim/grandmother was not injured. Local agencies were notified of the incident, via BOL.
An officer on routine patrol was flagged down by a citizen who reported that a male suspect who was being sought by Oakland PD for a stabbing earlier today was in the station bus zone. The officer confirmed that OPD was looking for the suspect and coordinated a response by BART and OPD units. The suspect was reportedly bi-polar and armed with a knife, and was believed to have stabbed his father earlier today at a residence in Oakland. The male suspect was taken into custody on the station access road by OPD officers without incident.
A female victim reported that her former boyfriend had robbed her of her purse in the parking lot of the station. The suspect pointed a handgun at the victim and tried to force her to get into his car, but she resisted. In the struggle, the suspect choked the victim, who bit the suspect's arm and pulled free. Bystanders intervened and the suspect drove off. Responding officers were unable to locate the suspect or his vehicle in the area. The victim was transported to Highland Hospital for treatment. Possible addresses for the suspect were found in Hayward and Walnut Creek. Those agencies were notified and provided with the suspect's name and vehicle description. Investigation continues. TSOC notified.
Patrons on board the Millbrae bound train reported that a male suspect was acting erratically and brandishing a knife, while making verbal threats. The suspect fled on foot, dropping the knife, when officers arrived. Officers captured the suspect on the street above the station. None of the witnesses wished to pursue a criminal complaint against the suspect. Officers determined the suspect was in need of emergency psychiatric detention. The suspect was transported to SF General Hospital for evaluation and treatment. The train was delayed about 5 minutes as a result of this incident. There were no injuries. TSOC notified.
The mother of a 12 year old victim called to report that her son was robbed at gunpoint, about 20 minutes earlier. The suspect brandished a gun at the victim and forced him part-way down the stairs leading to the concourse, where he took the victim's wallet from his pocket. When the suspect demanded the victim's backpack, the victim refused and shoved the suspect, before running to the bus zone, where he boarded a waiting bus. It is not known where the suspect went after the offense. Responding officers checked the area for the suspect, but were unable to locate him. The suspect was described as a black male in his 20's, wearing all black clothing and white Jordan basketball shoes.
Officers were dispatched to a report of a female suspect who threw a large tree branch at two women (who are at the station on a regular basis, handing out religious materials). The victims were not struck or injured. Officers arrived and contacted the female suspect and recovered the large tree branch. The victims had left the area, but left their contact information. Officers were unable to get in touch with the victims, but they determined that the suspect was a danger to others and in need of psychiatric evaluation. The officers placed the suspect on a psychiatric hold with criminal charges pending and issued her a prohibition order. They will continue to attempt to get in touch with the victims.
Several patrons on board the Dublin bound train reported that a male suspect was stabbing seats on the train with a knife. The suspect got off the train at Bay Fair Station and began walking around the platform with the knife in his hand. Officers detained the man and recovered the knife. No complainants came forward regarding the vandalism, and no victims were located for any other crimes. Officers determined that the man was intoxicated in public and he was arrested. The suspect was booked at Santa Rita Jail.
Two victims were at the station to purchase an item advertised on Craigslist, but the victims were met by two suspects who robbed the victims at gun point before fleeing in a vehicle. The loss included the victims' phones and cash. Responding officers were able to locate the suspect vehicle nearby in Hayward and evidence was collected. The suspects were described as #1 Black Male 5'10", 180 pounds, wearing blue jeans and white shoes. #2 Black Male, 6'3", 180 pounds, wearing sunglasses and a blue hoodie.
Patrons complained to the station agent about a male in the station who appeared to be looking at females through binoculars. An officer contacted the adult male and determined that he is on probation. The officer conducted a probation search but the suspect resisted and struggled with the officer. During the struggle, the suspect dropped a firearm on the ground, which turned out to be a replica. With the assistance of two sergeants, the officer was able to handcuff the suspect. A search of his person revealed a small amount of suspected heroin and credit cards/identification not belonging to the suspect. Further investigation will be conducted regarding the credit cards and identification. The suspect was taken into custody, given a prohibition order and transported to Santa Rita Jail to be booked on the listed charges.