Former Sen. Barbara Boxer, D-Calif., was assaulted in the Jack London Square neighborhood of Oakland, Calif. Monday, according to a tweet from her verified account.
According to Boxer, she was "not seriously injured" after an assailant pushed her in the back and stole her cellphone before jumping into a waiting car.
Boxer appears as a regular contributor on "Inside the Issues with Alex Cohen" on Spectrum News 1.
Earlier today former Senator Barbara Boxer was assaulted in the Jack London Square neighborhood of Oakland. The assailant pushed her in the back, stole her cell phone and jumped in a waiting car. She is thankful that she was not seriously injured."— Barbara Boxer (@BarbaraBoxer) July 26, 2021