OAKLAND (CBS SF) — A driver ran down a bicyclist and then stole his bike Thursday afternoon in East Oakland, police said Friday.

Officers responded at 2 p.m. to the 1300 block of 88th Avenue on a report of an assault with a deadly weapon.

The victim was riding a bicycle when the suspect approached him.  After a brief conversation, the cyclist rode away but the suspect followed him and hit him with a car, according to police.

The cyclist fell to the ground and the suspect stole his bicycle.

The victim was taken to the hospital with minor injuries.

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Comments (2)
  1. Zuma Mom says:

    Sounds like the usual behavior patterns associated with Oakland, Ca.

  2. Jack Lem says:

    I am sure it was some black man who could not afford a bike and really needed one to go buy his drugs. We should not judge these lowly creatures since they are not responsible enough to be part of our society.

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