OAKLAND -- Police are investigating an assault on Christmas Eve involving an 82-year-old man who was found near Oakland High School with multiple facial injuries and broken ribs.

The man, Phuc Pham, was found about 11:30 p.m. Dec. 24 near the intersection of Park Boulevard and East 28th Street, police said.

Investigators believe he was assaulted in the area of Ninth Avenue and East 28th Street and was able to make it to where he was found before collapsing.

Police don't have suspect information or motive, but have released a photo of Pham in case anybody may have seen him that night.

Police and Crime Stoppers of Oakland are offering up to 5,000 for information leading to the arrest of a suspect. Anyone with information can call police at 510-238-3426 or Crime Stoppers at 510-777-8572.


Police say Phuc Pham, 82, was assaulted Christmas Eve in Oakland and are asking the public’s help in finding suspects.
Police say Phuc Pham, 82, was assaulted Christmas Eve in Oakland and are asking the public's help in finding suspects. (Oakland Police Department)


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