Police Briefs

Thursday October 17, 2002

n Carjacking 

Police are searching for two adult males who robbed a couple at gunpoint and stole their car late Wednesday at 600 Bancroft Way inside Aquatic Park. According to police, two suspects armed with black semi-automatic pistols approached the couple while they were in their 2000 Isuzo Rodeo. One suspect opened the unlocked door and threw the male victim on the ground. The other suspect escorted the female victim outside the car. The suspects then demanded the victims’ wallet, backpack and car keys. 


n Police officer hits cyclist 

A patrol officer responding to a suicide call with full siren struck a cyclist near the corner of San Pablo Avenue and Carleton Street at 3:40 p.m. Friday. According to police, the police car had just turned right onto Carlton, when the cyclist, who was riding on the sidewalk, entered the road. The cyclist collided into the right front wheel of the police car, but did not sustain serious injuries and refused medical attention.