Former U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer has been assaulted and robbed in Oakland, her office confirmed in a tweet on Monday.
The incident, which happened at about 1:15 p.m. on Monday, took place near Oakland’s Jack London Square in the 300 block of 3rd St., Oakland police said. No suspect or suspects were in custody.
She's "shaken up but not seriously hurt," according to KCBS Radio's Doug Sovern. It's not known what injuries the 80-year-old senator sustained.
An investigation is ongoing.
Authorities are offering $2,000 for information leading to an arrest.
Anyone with information is asked to call 510-238-3326 or 510-777-8572.