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Robbery suspect wanted by BDP

Planet staff
Wednesday January 23, 2002

On Jan. 17, a residential robbery and assault occurred on the 3300 block of Claremont Avenue. The suspect entered the residence and demanded and confronted the 60-year-old female resident.  

The suspect demanded money and used a sharp object to assault the victim. The suspect took money from the victim and fled on foot in an unknown direction. 

The suspect is described as an African- American male adult, approximately 27 to 32 years old, 5 feet, 7 inches tall, of thin build weighing 165 pounds, with short, black hair and a clean-shaven face. He was last seen wearing a dark shirt and colored pants. 

The Berkeley Police Department has obtained a composite sketch of the suspect, which is being distributed to the public in an effort to identify the suspect. 

The BDP is seeking the public’s help in solving this case. 

If you have any information regarding the suspect in this crime, please contact the Berkeley Police Department Robbery Detail at 981-5742.