Man dies chasing down laptop thief outside Oakland coffee shop 01/01/2020 3:01 pm PST Comments KTLA / Oakland Police via KTLA: OAKLAND, Calif. (KTLA) -- Authorities have confirmed a man died after he chased down a suspect who stole his laptop computer at a Starbucks in an Oakland neighborhood. The man, believed to be in his 20s or 30s, died of head injuries after being taken by ambulance to a hospital, authorities said. The Starbucks location is on Mountain Boulevard in the Bay Area city's upscale Montclair neighborhood. The customer was working on his computer Tuesday morning when a suspect snatched the device and ran. The suspect then drove off in a nearby vehicle, authorities said. Before the car drove off, witnesses said the customer grabbed a door handle causing him to slam his head into a parked car when the vehicle accelerated away, witnesses said. Authorities did not immediately confirm the witness accounts. MORE: Man Dies After Chasing Down Thief Who Stole His Laptop at a Starbucks in Oakland - KTLA #BayArea #California #KTLA #NorthernCalifornia #Oakland #Robbery #SanFrancisco Related Stories Wisconsin officials release Jayme Closs case records Acquittal in trial for deadly warehouse fire stuns victims' families Stalked for years, woman frustrated by rulings fears escalation Spring-breakers turn tables on armed robbers in Florida Waiting for your permission to load facebook comments.