The arrest of a 13-year-old boy for the carjacking of a 78-year-old man in Downtown Oakland on Friday is prompting reflection as the police department has noticed an increase in these types of incidents.
BART and Oakland Police have teamed up to combat an increase in street robberies over the past few months. They’re handing out flyers on how to avoid being a robbery victim and how to protect yourself.
A man wanted in connection with a home invasion robbery managed to evade Oakland police on Thursday.
Oakland police say an officer who shot and wounded an armed robbery suspect has been placed on paid administrative leave.