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Emily Chhun

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Cambodian American woman in shock after brutal robbery outside California supermarket

  • Emily Chhun, 26, fell victim to a violent robbery outside a Safeway in San Leandro, California, on May 11.
  • The male assailant allegedly punched and pistol-whipped Chhun during the attack, leaving her with a concussion and a broken nose.
  • The suspect managed to flee with Chhun’s purse, which contained cash, ID, credit cards and keys.
  • Community members held a Stop Asian Hate rally and demanded justice for Chhun outside the supermarket on May 15.
  • A GoFundMe page has been set up to help with Chhun’s medical bills.

A Cambodian American woman is left traumatized after falling victim to a violent robbery outside a supermarket in San Leandro, California, earlier this month.

Emily Chhun, 26, had just returned to her car after buying some snacks at a Safeway on Washington Avenue when the horror unfolded.