An Oakland man was arrested after allegedly pulling a weapon on a patron and taking his backpack at Orinda BART Tuesday.
The 26-year-old suspect was taken into custody by Orinda and BART police just outside the station at about 12:05 p.m.
The patrol reportedly told a train operator that a man and drawn a weapon of unspecified type and forcibly taken his backpack. The weapon was not recovered.
Great arrest and lucky no one was hurt. I sure hope Becton will prosecute. 108RS
Thanks for the alert. Almost walked into that this afternoon.
Armed robbery for a backpack? Was the victim a kid?
Whats going on in SR
Attempted robbery on Camino Ramon.
Wondered what was going on. Thanks.