Serial Purse Snatcher With Long Criminal History Charged In San JoseA man who was arrested after being caught on camera allegedly robbing and dragging a woman and her young daughter down a flight of stairs in San Jose was arraigned Wednesday.
Quick-Thinking Neighbors Outsmart Teen Suspects In Robbery-In-ProgressSome 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.
Caught On Camera: Brazen Robber Snatches iPhone From 83-Year-Old Outside Berkeley Apple StoreAn 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.
Search For Strong-Arm Robbery Suspect Ends In Fatal Crash In San LeandroThe suspect in a strong-arm robbery was injured in a fatal crash that killed another person in San Leandro on Friday night, police said.
Teen Suspected Of Snatching Woman’s Purse In San BrunoAccording 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.
Manhunt For Robbery Suspects Who Attacked Elderly Woman In Santa CruzPolice 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.
Man Snatches Elderly Woman’s Purse, Knocks Her Down In Walnut Creek Mall GarageAn elderly woman suffered minor injuries in a strong-arm robbery in a mall parking garage in downtown Walnut Creek Thursday night.
Fairfield police Seek Public’s Help To ID Robbery SuspectPolice 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.
Witnesses Help Fairfield Police Find Suspect In Strong-Arm RobberyFairfield 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 RobberiesTwo 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.