Camera crews from major Bay Area television stations and photographers from two newspapers have been robbed of their pricey gear.
49ers Quarterback Colin Kaepernick put his hands on a KPIX 5 sports photographer’s camera while walking off the field after Sunday’s Battle of the Bay game against the Oakland Raiders.
A KTVU news van parked in West Oakland was robbed Thursday, while a reporter and photographer were on assignment, the latest victims of a string of crimes against news outlets in the Bay Area.
A 19-year old suspect arrested in connection with the assault and robbery of a CBS 5 cameraman failed to show up in court and now has a no-bail warrant out for his arrest, according to Oakland Police.
A photojournalist for CBS 5 San Francisco was beaten and robbed of his camera by a group of young men in Oakland following a live newscast report Wednesday.