Grandmother, 70, Robbed on Her Way Home From the Bank in Oakland


An elderly woman was robbed in broad daylight in Oakland, California on her way home from the bank.

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.

According to the woman’s granddaughter, a police report will be filed. The woman, whose identity has been kept private, suffered from bruises.

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

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