Armed take-over Robbery at Oakland-Emeryville Target

Published On September 3, 2017 | By Rob Arias | Crime & Public Safety, 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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is a third generation Californian and East Bay native who lived in Emeryville from 2003 to 2021. Rob founded The E'ville Eye in 2011 after being robbed at gunpoint and lamenting the lack of local news coverage. 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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