Hayward police blog April 15

From Hayward police:

04/15 00:04 AM

The Hayward Police Department was called by a local hospital regarding a patient who had been admitted with serious injuries from an assault. The victim told the police he had been walking through the parking lot of the 24 Hour Fitness on Whipple Rd when three males attacked him without provocation. The victim was injured after the incident but did not go to the hospital until the following day, when it was reported to the police.

04/15 07:40 PM
An injury traffic collision occurred in the 100 block of B St. A bicyclist collided with a parked vehicle and sustained major injuries. The bicyclist was taken to a hospital for treatment and observation.

04/15 09:52 PM
A home invasion robbery occurred at a residence in the 23000 block of Second Street. The robbers entered the victim’s residence and demanded property at gunpoint. The victims surrendered their property to the robbers who then left the scene. The robbers were described as black males in their 20’s wearing dark clothing. One of the robbers had a handgun. The robbers fled in a small black sedan.

04/17 11:00 AM
The Hayward Police Department vice unit conducted a citywide decoy operation for underage alcohol purchases. The unit went to seventeen businesses and two restaurants throughout the city where decoys attempted to buy alcohol. Five businesses were cited for sales to minors.

04/17 05:31 PM
An assault with a deadly weapon occurred in the 900 block of Central Ave. An informant called stating a victim had been struck with a baseball bat. The victim said he had pulled a knife on a group of six subjects who then proceeded to strike him with various blunt objects. The victim could not provide any information on his attackers. The victim was transported to a local hospital for treatment of his injuries.

04/18 07:20 PM

A shooting occurred in the area of Garin Ave and Chevy Chase Way. Several callers contacted 911 regarding hearing three to six gunshots in the area. When officers arrived they located casings on the roadway. No evidence of damage or injuries was located.

04/19 10:00 AM
The Hayward Police Department vice unit conducted a citywide tobacco decoy operation at various retailers throughout the city. Twenty-six locations visited, and five citations issued for selling tobacco to a minor.

04/20 00:58 AM
A bicyclist riding in the 24000 block of Whitman Ave was tackled and knocked off his bicycle. The robber brandished a knife at the bicyclist and then took the bicycle, riding north on Whitman Ave. The bicycle was recovered near the Whitman Ave and Sycamore St pedestrian bridge. The thief was described as a black male with yellow tipped hair.

04/20 03:27 AM
An armed robbery occurred at B St and Watkins St. A cab driver parked across from the BART station was confronted by a robber with a gun who took the driver’s cell phone. The robber demanded money from the victim who resisted and fought with the thief. The robber sprayed the victim with a chemical and then fled. The victim’s cell phone was located a short distance away using a mobile phone locator application. The robber was not located.

04/20 06:32 AM
A burglary occurred to an occupied home in the 22000 block of Watkins St. The resident heard the front door of the residence being opened. When the resident investigated, he found the front door open and property taken from the residence.