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University of California Police Department, Berkeley
Friday March 17th, 2017 :: 07:19 a.m. PDT


Crime Advisory: Strong-Arm Robbery

Alert Number: 17-031617-12                   
Date: 03-17-17
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Strong-Arm Robbery
2339 Haste Street
City of Berkeley Police Department (BPD) Jurisdiction
BPD Case # 17-14754
On Thursday, March 16th, 2017, at 8:48 p.m., BPD reported a strong-arm robbery on the sidewalk in front of 2339 Haste Street, in Berkeley.  The victim, a 23-year-old male with unknown affiliation to UCB, was walking when the three suspects took his property via force and fled the scene on foot.  The victim was not injured during the encounter.  BPD and UCPD searched the area but were unable to locate the three suspects.
The three suspects were described as:
Male adults wearing hooded sweatshirts.
If you have any information about this crime, please contact:
City of Berkeley Police Department
(510) 981-5900 / 24 Hours

UCPD would like to remind the campus community about the following safety tips:

  • If you sense danger, be sure to: 
    • Move away from the threat.  Cross the street and increase your pace.
    • Join a group of people or enter an open business establishment.
  • Avoid dark, vacant or deserted areas.
  • Utilize the free Night Safety Services located at 
  • Travel with a friend or in a group.
  • Please do not delay in calling 911.  UCPD strongly encourages the reporting of criminal or suspicious activity in a timely manner to assist us in intervening in potential criminal actively and apprehending suspects.
Clery Timely Warnings are released by the University California Police Department when certain crimes are reported on or near campus property, in compliance with federal law. These timely warnings provide information about campus safety situations, and allow campus community members to take precautions for personal safety. 

This crime alert has been released with the joint cooperation of BPD and UCPD. 

University of California Police Department, Berkeley
Barrow Ln
Berkeley, CA 94704

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