The El Cerrito Police Department is searching for three men who they say kidnapped, pistol whipped and robbed a woman near BART on Friday night.
Here is what they released:
On May 20th, 2022, at approximately 10:41 pm, officers responded to the report of shots fired in the 6600 block of Blake Street. Upon arrival, a woman was located lying in the street. She reported that she had been forced into a vehicle by three male subjects armed with firearms near the Del Norte BART station.
She had been pistol whipped by the suspects and her property stolen. During the robbery, a shot was reported being fired by one of the suspects. The victim was forced out of the vehicle in the 6600 block of Blake Street. The suspect vehicle was described as a green four-door sedan.
The victim was transported to a local hospital for medical treatment. Residents in the 1700 block of Lexington Avenue are requested to check their video cameras for footage of the suspect vehicle around the time of the incident. Video can be submitted via https://elcerritopdca.evidence.com/axon/citizen/public/2022-995.
The Police Department has no further information to release at this time, as the investigation is ongoing.
Prepared by Acting Lieutenant Scott Cliatt #E093 (510) 215-4418 or [email protected]