Police arrested a man who allegedly assaulted a fellow passenger on a BART train Saturday night in Oakland. At 9:32 p.m., BART police received multiple calls reporting a male suspect had threatened a male victim with a knife while they were aboard the Pittsburg/Bay Point train. Officers were already on scene when the train arrived at the West Oakland station.
When officers approached the suspect, later identified as 23-year-old Jayeddy Davis of Burlingame, he allegedly took off running into nearby city streets, police said. Officers were eventually able to detain Davis and recover a knife he tried to discard.
He was found to be on active probation and he was booked into the Glenn Dyer Jail in Oakland and issued a probation order, police said. According to police, Davis had pushed the knife into the stomach of a victim. The victim was not injured, police said.
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