Assault victimizing elderly caught on cam in Oakland

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The person behind the assault victimizing an old woman in Chinatown, Oakland is being searched by the police, KPIX 5 reported.

A surveillance camera caught how the person pushed the woman to the ground.

The victim is also being searched for by authorities.

According to the police, the assault happened in broad daylight at 9th and Franklin streets on Monday.

The elderly victim is heading west on 9th toward Franklin.

A man approached her back and shoved her out of nowhere, causing her to be pinned to the ground.

The suspect did not bother and continued walking north on Franklin Street. He has not been located since then.

The elderly, meanwhile, sustained minor injuries on her legs, as witnesses told the police.

Investigators are now trying to look for the assault victim, saying that she is about a 70-year-old Asian, with a slim body built and five feet in height.

Authorities are likewise trying to secure more video footage from the incident.

Citing sources, police said that the suspect is a 35-year-old Black man, with a skinny build and about six feet in height.

He could face assault with a force that can probably inflict bodily harm and elder abuse charges.

The Oakland Police Department’s General Crimes Unit is open to any information linked to the case at (510) 238-3728.

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