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.READ MORE: San Jose Names Park In Honor Of City’s Filipino American Community
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.READ MORE: COVID: Experts Weigh Vaccine Efficacy After Rare, Possible Side Effect Gets Johnson & Johnson Doses Pulled
The cyclist fell to the ground and the suspect stole his bicycle.
The victim was taken to the hospital with minor injuries.MORE NEWS: Suspect Arrested After San Bruno Homeowner Sees Thief In Her House Via Home Security Camera
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