Police Briefs

-Matthew Artz
Monday September 23, 2002

n Carjacking 

A man was forced from his car at gun point at approximately 1:50 a.m. Wednesday morning. According to police, the victim had stopped on Harmon Street to talk to a friend when a male acquaintance interrupted them and asked for a ride to San Pablo Avenue. The victim obliged, but during the ride, the suspect pulled out a gun and said, “This is a robbery.” The suspect stole the victim’s jewelry and ordered him to drive to 57th Street and San Pablo Avenue in Oakland. There, the suspect ordered the victim out of the car and proceeded to drive away. 

n Car burglary 

A thief busted through a car window to steal a stereo and two bags of clothes on the 2900 block of Benvenue Avenue Wednesday, police said