Union City Robber Sprays Victim With Pepper Spray
The victim was sprayed after he had handed over his property.
The victim was walking towards a bank located in the area and was approached by the suspect who demanded money from the victim. The suspect told the victim that he had a gun and that he would shoot the victim if he did not comply. The victim, in fear for his safety, gave the suspect his property. The suspect then sprayed the victim in the face with pepper spray and fled on foot.
The suspect is described as a Hispanic male adult, 25 - 30 years of age, 5 feet 10 inches tall, with a medium build and a goatee. The suspect was wearing a black hooded sweatshirt and black jeans.
The victim was able to work with police and produce the attached sketch of the suspect.
Anyone with information relating to this crime is asked to contact the Union City Police Department Investigations Unit at 510-471-1365.
--Information from Union City Police Department via Nixle