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Oakland Chinatown suffers 2 robberies in 2 days, bystander who intervenes is pistol-whipped

A street in Oakland, Calif.’s Chinatown saw two robberies in two consecutive days last week, stoking fears in a community that has suffered anti-Asian attacks for months.

July 15: The first incident, on the 200 block of 9th Street, occurred at 3:15 p.m. on July 15. Two male suspects targeted an Asian man in his 50s who was walking with a cane.

GoFundMe Raises Over $35K for Elderly Cambodian Man After SUV Burned in Oakland

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A Cambodian senior, whose car was destroyed by unknown assailants in Oakland, Calif., in March, recently received a new car after a longtime friend raised over $35,000 for him through GoFundMe. 

Engulfed in flames: Nhep Chheng and his Chinese neighbor, who are in their 70s and 60s, respectively, found their vehicles on fire at around 3:30 a.m. on March 27, NextShark previously reported.

Elderly Filipino Man Viciously Beaten in Oakland Carjacking

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A 65-year-old Filipino American man ended up in a hospital after falling victim to a brutal carjacking just blocks away from his home in Oakland, California last week.

The incident reportedly occurred outside a FoodMaxx grocery store. The victim, who works as a Lyft driver, relies on his car as his only source of income. When he was allegedly attacked at gunpoint, he tried to put up a fight for his vehicle.

Sisters Help Save Asian Man Being Beaten, Robbed in Oakland

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Two Asian American sisters helped save a 57-year-old Asian man from a violent robbery in Oakland, California by distracting the suspect.

The incident happened on Saturday shortly after 7 a.m. on 10th Street between Martin Luther King Jr Way and Jefferson Street, when Tiffany Chuk and her sister, Angela Chuk, saw a man getting punched by another man through the window of a second-floor condominium unit, according to NBC Bay Area.