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Police Briefs

Thursday September 13, 2001

A man is suspected of hitting a clerk with a tire iron at the Beacon Gas Station at 450 University Ave. Monday at about 11:30 p.m. 

The attack allegedly took place after an altercation at the gas station between the two suspects and the victim. The victim was transported to Alta Bates Medical Center, according to Lt. Cynthia Harris, police spokesperson.  


Police are looking for a man suspected of attempting to carjack a vehicle on the 800 block of Shattuck Avenue at 12:30 a.m. on Saturday. 

When the victim stopped the car at her home, she noticed a car behind hers, Harris said. Its occupant came over to the car and unsuccessfully attempted to take the keys, Harris reported. Police are looking for a suspect. 


On Sept. 5, a suspect entered the Wilderness Exchange at 1407 San Pablo Ave. at about 5 p.m. and was making small talk with the clerk while looking at jackets, according to Harris. At one point he allegedly showed the clerk he had a gun in his waistband and walked out with the jacket.