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Former California Senator Barbara Boxer Assaulted, Robbed In Oakland’s Jack London District

OAKLAND (CBS SF) — Former California Senator Barbara Boxer was assaulted and robbed near Oakland’s Jack London Square Monday. A post on Boxer’s Twitter page said, “The assailant pushed her in the back, stole her cell phone and jumped into a waiting car. She is thankful that she was not seriously injured. Earlier today former Senator Barbara Boxer was assaulted in the Jack London Square neighborhood of Oakland. The assailant pushed her in the back, stole her cell phone and jumped in a waiting car. She is thankful that she was not seriously injured." — Barbara Boxer (@BarbaraBoxer) July 26, 2021 The strong-armed robbery...
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Former Sen. Barbara Boxer assaulted, robbed in Oakland

Former Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.) was assaulted and robbed in Oakland, California, on Monday, a representative said on Twitter. Boxer was in the Jack London Square neighborhood when the assailant "pushed her in the back, stole her cell phone, and jumped into a waiting car," the tweet stated. "She is thankful that she was not seriously injured." Boxer, 80, served in the Senate from 1993 to 2017, and before that was a member of the House of Representatives.
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