2 Pistol-Whipped in Brazen Daytime Robbery in Oakland's Chinatown: Police

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Two victims were pistol-whipped during a brazen equipped robbery successful Oakland's Chinatown and constabulary are searching for the men liable for the attack.

Police said the equipped robbery was reported astatine 3:15 p.m. Thursday successful the 200 artifact of 9th Street. An aged antheral with a cane was walking erstwhile 2 men, 1 equipped with a gun, approached and mugged him.

Video shows the elder connected the level portion a fishy appears to effort and instrumentality his belongings. A Good Samaritan trying to intervene is past seen successful the video being pistol-whipped by the different suspect.

VIDEO: 2 masked men wearing hoodies caught mugging an elder with a cane adjacent #Oakland Chinatown yesterday. A Good Samaritan tries to intervene & is pistol whipped. The men are seen driving distant successful a achromatic Infiniti sedan with busted broadside windows. @nbcbayarea pic.twitter.com/XqLtTkgnrJ

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Police said some suspects past got into an awaiting conveyance and was past seen heading eastbound connected 9th Street.

Both suspects successful the onslaught are described by the victims arsenic men successful their 20s, constabulary said.

The archetypal fishy is described arsenic weighing 180 to 200 pounds, lasting 5 feet 10 inches to 6 feet tall, constabulary said, adding the fishy was wearing a achromatic hoodie, reddish shirt, achromatic pants, and achromatic shoes. He was besides equipped with a achromatic handgun with an extended magazine, constabulary said.

The 2nd fishy is described arsenic 160 to 180 pounds, lasting 5 feet 10 inches to 6 feet tall, constabulary said. He was past seen wearing a achromatic hoodie, achromatic pants and achromatic shoes, according to police.

The Oakland Police Department said a 3rd fishy sought was waiting wrong the getaway vehicle.

An probe is ongoing and anyone with accusation is asked to interaction investigators astatine 510-238-3326.

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