An elderly woman was robbed in broad daylight in Oakland, California on her way home from the bank.
– & : Not again!
A young woman told me her grandma was robbed while coming home from the bank February 3rd around 11am. 6th Avenue and International Boulevard in Oakland. pic.twitter.com/eqbDPL3jbx
— Dion Lim (@DionLimTV) February 8, 2021
Two suspects injured and then stole from the woman on Feb. 3 at around 11 a.m. near 6th Avenue and International Boulevard, according to ABC7 News.
The woman’s granddaughter recorded the incident on her phone. In the video, one suspect knocks down the elderly woman while the other runs in and snatches her bag.
This assault is the latest in a string of attacks targeted at seniors in Oakland. Recently, three elderly people were attacked in Oakland’s Chinatown on Jan. 31, one of the victims being a 91-year-old man.
More than 20 businesses in Oakland’s Chinatown have also suffered from thefts and attacks, with most of the victims being women and senior citizens, as reported by NextShark.
Feature Image Screenshots via Dion Lim