Armed take-over Robbery at Oakland-Emeryville Target

Published On September 3, 2017 | By Rob Arias | Crime, News & Commentary

Officers from the Emeryville Police Department responded to a take-over robbery at the Oakland Emeryville Target on Saturday, September 2nd at 12:07 a.m.

The robbery occurred shortly after their midnight closing and it was not reported if there were any customers in the store at the time of the robbery.

Three masked men entered the store and told everyone to get on the floor. At least two of the suspects were armed. One was armed with a handgun and the other with a rifle. The suspects took money from the cash drawer.


The suspects fled in an unknown make and model four door silver sedan. The amount of the loss is unknown at this time.

Since this is breaking news, we will update this post as new information becomes available. Anyone with any information is encouraged to call the EPD at (510) 596-3700.


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About The Author

is a third generation Californian and East Bay native who moved to Emeryville in 2003. A new parent in the community, he can often be seen walking his French Bulldog rescue "Fiona" around his Park Avenue District neighborhood, traversing the greenway on his bike or enjoying his favorite Emeryville small businesses. Rob's "day job" is as a creative professional.

3 Responses to Armed take-over Robbery at Oakland-Emeryville Target

  1. Fotch Face says:

    All the clueless AirBnB’ers you now see walking around dogtown have no idea what they’re getting into.

  2. Anonymous says:

    I’m from Dallas so I’m assuming y’all don’t have speed bumps in front of your target.

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