Berkeley police are asking for the community's help in identifying a suspect who robbed an Andronico's Market in the city Sunday night. The robbery was reported at about 10 p.m. at the grocery store, located at 2655 Telegraph Ave., according to police.
A man entered the market, approached an employee and brandished a handgun while demanding cash, police said.
After receiving the money, the robber fled the store on foot and was last seen running west on Carleton Street from Telegraph Avenue, according to police.
The suspect is described as being in his mid 20s, 5 feet 8 inches tall, weighing about 160 pounds with a thin build, and he was wearing a black beanie and a dark blue pea coat, police said.
Anyone who knows the identity of the suspect, or was a victim or witness of a similar crime, is asked to contact the Berkeley Police Department's robbery detail at (510) 981-5742. Callers wishing to remain anonymous can call the Bay Area Crime Stoppers tip line at (800) 222-TIPS.