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.
A 71-year-old male victim who was viciously attacked in a broad daylight robbery in Oakland, Calif., last week has come out to give details on the harrowing experience.
What happened: The victim, who wishes to remain unidentified, was trying to pick up a trash can from the curb in a Grand Lake neighborhood on May 19 when the attack happened, according to ABC7.
A pregnant woman was spit on and yelled at while she was on her way to work in Downtown Oakland, Calif.
What happened: Tina and her husband were driving to work when a man spit in her face and yelled racial and homophobic slurs while they were stopped at a red light.
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.
An Asian American teenager was punched and called a racial slur while playing at a basketball tournament in Oakland.
The incident, which was caught on video, occurred during an Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) tournament game at indoor basketball center Soldiertown on Saturday, according to KPIX 5.
A 68-year-old Filipino American woman was attacked and robbed in broad daylight in Oakland, California while buying mangoes last week.
Antoinette Solis was shopping in Oakland’s Chinatown along 8th Street on Friday when an unidentified man took her purse that contained around $300 and a jade bracelet, according to NBC Bay Area.
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.
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.
A Vietnamese American family in Oakland has fallen victim to a violent robbery that wiped them of most of their life savings in under an hour.
The incident, which left a 7-year-old child with sleep troubles, occurred just before the family headed for bed around 10 p.m. on March 30.
A group of four people robbed an elderly Asian couple in Oakland, California on Monday, but not before their machete-wielding son was able to chase them away.
The incident occurred outside the family’s home at around 4:30 p.m. while the parents were sitting on their front porch just after grocery shopping.
A pair of Asian neighbors in their 60s and 70s fell victim to car fires in Oakland, California on Saturday.
Chheng, an immigrant from Cambodia, woke up at 3:30 a.m. to see his white Toyota SUV engulfed in flames.
A second suspect has been arrested in connection with the robbery and death of a 75-year-old Asian American man in Oakland, California last week.
Elbert Britton, 56, has been accused of being the getaway driver for arrested suspect Teaunte Bailey, 26, on March 9.