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Police Searching for Suspect in Grand Lake Area Armed Robbery

Anyone with information about the man or the truck shown in the attached photos is asked to contact the Oakland Police Department.

Suspect vehicle in Jan. 7 armed robbery on Walker Avenue in the Grand Lake area. Surveillance photo courtesy of the Oakland Police Department.
Suspect vehicle in Jan. 7 armed robbery on Walker Avenue in the Grand Lake area. Surveillance photo courtesy of the Oakland Police Department.
Oakland police are asking for the public's help in identifying a suspect in an armed robbery that occurred in the 700 block of Walker Avenue on Tuesday, Jan. 7.

Surveillance cameras captured the attached photos of the suspect and the vehicle he got out of before the robbery, police said in a bulletin this morning (Friday).

The suspect is described as a black man in his 30s, 5'7" tall, 170 pounds, with short hair and a lower silver "grill" in his mouth.

Anyone with information is asked to call OPD at 777-3333, the OPD Robbery Section at 238-3326, or Nixle Tip Watch. Refer to Report #14-001202. 

To respond via tip Watch, text TIP OAKLANDPD to 888777 from your cell phone or call the toll-free tip hotline at 855-TIPS-247 (855-847-7247).

The 700 block of Walker Avenue is a residential area between Cheney Avenue and Mandana Boulevard, a block east of Grand Avenue. 

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FMears January 11, 2014 at 11:33 AM
Was it a business or person robbed? Do you know what time this took place?
Ken Katz January 12, 2014 at 11:35 AM
The armed robbery was on Walker - not Grand and the victim was an individual. According to one report, the time was 8:23 pm.

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