Former US Senator Attacked, Robbed of Cellphone in Unprovoked Assault Amid Surge of Violent Crime


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Former United States Senator Barbara Boxer was attacked and robbed on Monday during a visit to Northern California, the former politician revealed on her Twitter account. California Democrat Boxer was visiting Oakland's Jack London Square neighborhood before someone suddenly pushed her from behind while taking her phone, her tweet said. The post noted that the former Senator was assaulted in the area and revealed the suspect quickly jumped into a parked car and drove away after committing the crime. Unprovoked Assault The post said that Boxer was not seriously injured during the encounter and showed the former politician's gratitude that...