OPD NEWS: July 16, 2021
OPD is Investigating A Brazen Daytime Armed Robbery
The Oakland Police Department is investigating an armed robbery that occurred on July 15, 2021, at 3:15 PM. A man (victim 1) was standing in the 200 block of 9th Street when he was approached by two individuals on foot, one was armed with a gun. The individuals used force to take the man’s belongings. The armed individual pistol-whipped the man.
A witness (victim 2) attempted to help the injured man (victim 1) when he (victim 2) also was pistol-whipped. The two individuals then got into an awaiting vehicle and headed eastbound on 9th Street.
The victims described the two individuals as black males in their 20’s.
Individual one weighs between 180-200 pounds. He is 5’10-6’0. He was wearing a black hoodie, red shirt, black pants, and black shoes. He was armed with a black handgun with an extended magazine.
Individual two weighs between 160-180 pounds. He is 5’10-6’0. He was wearing a white hoodie, white pants and black shoes.
A third individual was inside the vehicle.
The investigation is ongoing and anyone with information is asked to contact the investigators at (510) 238-3326.