Strong-Arm Robbery

Intersection of Brookside and Claremont Avenues. (Google Streetview)

Quick-Thinking Neighbors Outsmart Teen Suspects In Robbery-In-Progress

Some quick-witted neighbors in Berkeley’s Elmwood neighborhood foiled a strong-arm robbery in progress with a bold plan straight out of an action movie.


iPhone Robbery

Caught On Camera: Brazen Robber Snatches iPhone From 83-Year-Old Outside Berkeley Apple Store

An 83-year-old man had just purchased an iPhone from the Apple Store in Berkeley when a man ran up, snatched it from his hands and dashed off.


Car Crash

Search For Strong-Arm Robbery Suspect Ends In Fatal Crash In San Leandro

The suspect in a strong-arm robbery was injured in a fatal crash that killed another person in San Leandro on Friday night, police said.


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Teen Suspected Of Snatching Woman’s Purse In San Bruno

According to San Bruno police, the victim was walking in the 900 block of Cherry Avenue near Bayhill Drive when the male suspect approached her from behind and forcibly grabbed her purse.


Surveillance photo of strong arm robbery suspect who attacked an elderly woman in Santa Cruz. (Santa Cruz Police Dept.)

Manhunt For Robbery Suspects Who Attacked Elderly Woman In Santa Cruz

Police in Santa Cruz are asking for the public’s help in locating two teenagers who attacked and badly injured an 86-year-old woman and tried to snatch her purse.


Walnut Creek Police

Man Snatches Elderly Woman’s Purse, Knocks Her Down In Walnut Creek Mall Garage

An elderly woman suffered minor injuries in a strong-arm robbery in a mall parking garage in downtown Walnut Creek Thursday night.


Surveillance photo of suspect in strong-arm robbery of an elderly woman.  (Fairfield Police Department)

Fairfield police Seek Public’s Help To ID Robbery Suspect

Police have released a surveillance photo of a possible suspect wanted in connection with the strong-arm robbery of an elderly woman in Fairfield last month.


Ladell Willis (Fairfield Police Dept.)

Witnesses Help Fairfield Police Find Suspect In Strong-Arm Robbery

Fairfield police were crediting witnesses to a strong-arm robbery earlier this month for providing information that led to the arrest of a suspect on Thursday.



2 More Teens Arrested In CoCo Strong-Arm Robberies

Two more teenagers were arrested Tuesday in connection with a string of robberies in Discovery Bay earlier this month, Contra Costa County sheriff’s spokesman Jimmy Lee said Thursday.

CBS San Francisco–03/31/2011