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OAKLAND — A 40-year-old man was stabbed multiple times and robbed Wednesday night inside his tent at a homeless camp, authorities said.

The man was in stable condition Thursday.

The attack happened about 9:17 p.m. Wednesday inside the man’s tent, which is part of a homeless camp in the 500 block of  Webster Street underneath Interstate 880.

Police said two men entered the victim’s tent, stabbed him more than once and fled with cash and a cell phone.

One of the robbers was described as black, 30 to 39-years-old, about 6 feet and 240 pounds with short dreadlocks, a dark complexion and a mustache.  He wore a red and white striped shirt. The other suspect is also black, 30 to 39-years-old, about 6 feet and 170 pounds with short hair and a dark complexion.

Police said it is not yet known if the suspects may have also lived at the camp.

Police and Crime Stoppers of Oakland are offering up to $5,000 in reward money for information leading to the arrest of the suspects.  Anyone with information may call police at 510-238-3326 or Crime Stoppers at 510-777-8572.

 


Source: East Bay Man stabbed, robbed at Oakland homeless camp

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