Oakland driver hits bicyclist with car, steals bike


OAKLAND (KRON) — A driver ran down a bicyclist and then stole his bike in East Oakland on Thursday afternoon.

Officers responded around 2:00 p.m. to the 1300 block of 88th Avenue on a report of an assault with a deadly weapon.

The suspect approached the victim as he was riding a bicycle.

After a brief conversation, the cyclist rode away, but the suspect followed him and then hit him with a car, police said.

The cyclist fell to the ground and the suspect then stole his bicycle.

The victim was taken to the hospital with minor injuries.

Bay City News contributed to this report.

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