Witness video shows police arrest teen accused of stealing cell phone on BART

KGO logo
Sunday, October 13, 2019
EMBED <>More Videos

The victim of a cell phone robbery on board a BART train chased down the teenager suspected of stealing his property at West Oakland Station on Friday night.

OAKLAND, Calif. (KGO) -- The victim of a cell phone robbery on board a BART train chased down the teenager suspected of stealing his property at West Oakland Station on Friday night.

Another BART passenger also helped detain the teen.

The transit district says police arrested the suspect and took him to juvenile hall.

RELATED: BART board approves new swing-style gates to prevent fare evasions

A witness said the suspect tried hiding from officers between train cars.

Video shows police finding the teen, and walking him off the train.

Go here for the latest news about BART.