Robbery Escalates into Year’s First Homicide

The City of Alameda recorded 2018’s first homicide after a 61-year-old woman died of injuries she sustained outside the Pho Anh Dao restaurant, 1919 Webster St. The Alameda County Coroner identified the victim as Cindy Le, 61, of Alameda. 

According to the Alameda Police Department (APD), Le and a 28-year-old man suffered injuries during a robbery attempt about 11 p.m. on Friday, April 6. Le passed away on Tuesday, April 10. 

APD Lt. Wayland Gee said that when police officers arrived on scene, they learned that there had been a robbery attempt at the restaurant and that the suspects had fled. No arrests have been made.

APD asks anyone with information about this case call 337-8340 or the anonymous tip line at 337-8450.