On Monday, November 1, 2010, at 3:05 a.m. two male UC students were walking on the 2700 block of Haste Street. The two noticed a male walking towards them. As the male walked past them he pulled out a semi-automatic handgun, pointed it at them and demanded their property. The victims complied and the suspect was last seen fleeing on foot westbound on Haste Street. BPD searched the area but was unable to find the suspect. The victims were not injured during this encounter.
The suspect was described as:
A Black male in his early 20s, 5’8” in height, 150 lbs., a thin build, with long dreadlocks, wearing a purple beanie cap, a hooded sweatshirt and dark blue baggy jeans.
If you have any information about this crime, please contact:
Berkeley Police Department (510) 981-5900 / 24 Hours
As with any emergency situation, if you see suspicious activity, call 9-1-1. >From a cell phone on or near campus, call (510) 642-3333.