Stabbing suspect in custody

09.18.20

Stabbing suspect in custody

At approximately  11:54 a.m. today, September 18, 2020, a passenger on a Berryessa-bound train used a knife to assault a 69-year-old man as the train approached Warm Springs/South Fremont Station. A BART Police Community Service Officer on the platform at the station observed a suspect identified as Terrell Coffer (44 years old, Oakland) and assisted in Coffer’s apprehension. Coffer has been booked on a charge of attempted homicide.

The victim was transported to a nearby hospital. He is reported to be in critical but stable condition.

Investigators continue to gather evidence and review footage captured by BART train surveillance cameras. Witnesses are encouraged to contact BART Police at 510 464-7040. No further information is available at this time.