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Press Release: Berkeley Police Department Seeks Help to Catch Robber

From Officer Jennifer Coates, Berkeley Police
Wednesday April 03, 2013 - 11:05:00 AM

The City of Berkeley Police Department (BPD) is seeking the community's help to identify an armed robber. 

BPD Detectives are actively investigating an armed robbery that occurred near the intersection of Milvia and Stuart Streets on March 13, 2013. The depicted individual [in these photos taken on an AC Transit bus] is believed to be the suspect. 

The victim was confronted by the suspect, who demanded his property. During the incident, the victim was struck several times with the gun causing non-life threatening injuries. The suspect fled the area and was last seen getting onto an AC Transit bus after the incident. 

The following is a description of the suspect: African American Adult Male, 20s, 5’10”-6’, medium build wearing black or dark hooded sweatshirt, dark pants, black beanie, armed with a gun. 

Any information may be crucial to solving this robbery. BPD is urging anyone with information about the robbery or the suspect’s identity to please call the BPD Robbery Detail at (510) 981-5742 or the non-emergency line at (510) 981-5900. If a person wishes to remain anonymous, he/she can call Bay Area Crimes Stoppers (BACS) at (800) 222- TIPS (8477).