Tuesday December 13, 2005

School BB-gun attack 

Police arrested a Martin Luther King Jr. Middle School pupil on a charge of assault with a deadly weapon on Dec. 1 after he shot another student with a BB-gun on school grounds, said Berkeley police spokesperson Officer Joe Okies. 


Bottle attack 

A 62-year-old man attacked a 21-year-old man with a bottle during a Dec. 4 altercation at Blake’s on Telegraph Avenue. 


Teens on teen 

A group of three juveniles attacked a 13-year-old boy in the 1900 block of Francisco Street at 1:45 a.m. on Dec. 4, relieving him of his cash and cell phone, said Officer Okies. 


Mail arson 

Person or persons unknown tossed a lighted cigarette into a mailbox outside the main post office at 2000 Allston Way sometime before 2:30 p.m. Dec. 5, igniting the mail inside before firefighters arrived and extinguished the flames. 


Purse robbery 

A heavyset young man robbed a 68-year-old woman of her purse as she walked along the 2800 block of Grant Street on Dec. 5, said Officer Okies. 


Bank heist botched 

A 45-year-old man walked into the Wells Fargo Branch at 2900 College Ave. just before 5 p.m. Tuesday and presented a demand note asking for cash—only to find himself taken into custody by bank security, who held him until police arrived. 


Juvenile stick-up artists 

Three juveniles were arrested moments after they robbed a man of his wallet near the corner of College Avenue and Parker Street shortly before 8:30 p.m. Tuesday. 


Andronico’s heist 

Police are seeking an armed robber who stuck up the Andronico’s Market in the 1800 block of Solano Avenue shortly before 10 p.m. Tuesday. 



Police arrested a 43-year-old man who threatened, then struck with his cane a woman who was watching over her children as they played in the Ohlone Park tot lot Wednesday morning. 

He was charged with assault with a deadly weapon. 


Strongarm heist 

A bandit robbed a pedestrian of his wallet and cash just before 2:30 p.m. Wednesday as he walked along Shattuck Avenue near the intersection with Prince Street, said Officer Okies.