81-year-old woman hospitalized after Oakland robbery

OAKLAND (KRON) — An 81-year-old woman was a victim of a violent street robbery in East Oakland on Saturday afternoon, according to police.

The woman was walking in the 3200 block of 23rd Avenue at about 2:40 p.m. when multiple suspects approached her, police said.

They began struggling with the woman over her personal belongings, according to police.

The suspects fled the scene before officers arrived.

The woman was transported to a nearby hospital with moderate injuries, police said.

Anyone who has information about the robbery is asked to call the Oakland Police Department’s robbery unit at (510) 238-3326.

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