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Attempted Robbery

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1 Arrested, 2 Sought In Violent Robbery Of Salvation Army Store In South SF

A South San Francisco man was arrested this week after allegedly attacking a Salvation Army employee who caught him trying to steal handbags and housewares, police said.


Four men attempted to rob the Gold N Treasures jewelry store in San Ramon on May 30, 2012. (CBS)

San Ramon Jewelry Store Robber Shot Dead By Owner

The owner of a San Ramon jewelry store foiled an attempted robbery by several suspects at his store Wednesday afternoon.


Carrillo's Jewelry in Vallejo. (CBS)

Vallejo Robbery Suspect Fatally Shot By Storeowner Identified

Police have identified a man who was fatally shot while allegedly trying to rob a Vallejo jewelry store on Thursday as 37-year-old Tremont Dejuan Williams, of Hercules.


Carrillo's Jewelry in Vallejo. (CBS)

Vallejo Jewelry Store Owner Kills Man During Attempted Robbery

The owner of a Vallejo jewelry store shot and killed a robbery suspect inside the store’s office Thursday afternoon, a Vallejo police lieutenant said.


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Santa Rosa Man Shot In Home Invasion Robbery Attempt

A Santa Rosa man was shot and critically injured in an attempted home invasion by robbers who demanded he hand over marijuana or cash, according to police.


San Jose Police Car (CBS)

San Jose Police Subdue Attempted Robber With Taser

Police used a Taser to subdue a man attempting to force entry into a San Jose resident’s home on Wednesday, police said.


Surveillance video shows a shootout involving a taco truck owner on Fruitvale Blvd. in Oakland on February 2, 2012. (CBS)

Would-Be Oakland Taco Truck Robber Confronted By Armed Owner; 2 Shot

A taco truck owner accosted by an armed robber in Oakland early Thursday defended himself with his own gun in a shootout which injured both the victim and gunman, according to police.


Halloween Mask-Wearing Trio Tries To Rob Pleasant Hill 7-Eleven

PLEASANT HILL (CBS SF) – Three suspects wearing Halloween masks and surgical rubber gloves tried to rob a Pleasant Hill 7-Eleven early Tuesday morning, police said. The trio—one of whom was armed with a semiautomatic […]


A surveillance image from the Fairfield Wing Stop robbery attempt. (Wing Stop/CBS)

Caught On Video: Employees Turn Gun On Fairfield Fast Food Robber

An attempted robbery at the Fairfield Wingstop fast food eatery probably didn’t play out the way the criminal had intended.

KPIX 5–08/19/2011

Crime Scene - Attempted Robbery

Petaluma Mall Mauler Sought By Police

Petaluma police are looking for a man who tried to steal jewelry from a woman at the Washington Square Shopping Center on Saturday night.

CBS San Francisco–08/14/2011