Former US Senator Barbara Boxer attacked and robbed in Oakland

Former US Senator Barbara Boxer attacked and robbed in Oakland


Barbara Boxer, a former U.S. Senator, was robbed and ill-treated on Monday in Oakland, California.

The incident took place on Monday morning in the Jack London Square neighborhood on the waterfront, according to a statement posted on the 80-year-old’s Twitter account.

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Barbara Boxer, a former U.S. Senator, was robbed and ill-treated on Monday in Oakland, California.

The incident took place on Monday morning in the Jack London Square neighborhood on the waterfront, according to a statement posted on the 80-year-old’s Twitter account.

Boxer was pushed from behind by her attacker. Then the perpetrator got into a waiting car with her belongings.

“Earlier today, former Senator Barbara Boxer was attacked in the Jack London Square neighborhood of Oakland. The attacker poked her in the back, stole her cell phone and jumped into a waiting car. She’s grateful that she wasn’t seriously injured, ”she tweeted Read.

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Boxer said luckily she didn’t fall. “My heart was pounding. My hands were shaking. I was glad I was on my feet.”

She went to a nearby Verizon store for help.

The case is being investigated by the Oakland Police Department.

Additionally, Crime Stoppers of Oakland is offering up to $ 2,000 in rewards for clues leading to an arrest.

(With contributions from agencies)

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