A victim was robbed of their belongings in an armed robbery Thursday.
According to the Oakland Police Department, the incident occurred shortly before 3:15 p.m. on the 4000 block of MacArthur Boulevard.
Police said there are looking for two armed suspects. Both escaped the scene in an unknown vehicle.
The reported armed robbery happened a day after OPD warned the community of a rise in ATM robberies.
OPD has some tips on how to stay safe from ATM robberies:
- Always scan the area and watch for suspicious persons or activity around an ATM.
- When possible, use ATMs located inside the bank.
- Following your withdrawal, put your cash away immediately.
- When leaving an ATM location, make sure you are not being followed.
OPD said anyone with information about Thursday’s robbery is asked to contact 510-238-3326.