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University of California Police Department, Berkeley
Monday August 21st, 2017 :: 02:53 p.m. PDT
Advisory

Timely Warning - Robbery

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Robbery

Hearst Avenue and Oxford Street
City of Berkeley Police Department Jurisdiction
BPD Case #17-49072
 
 
On Monday, August 21, 2017 at around 2:21 a.m. a robbery occurred at the intersection of Hearst and Oxford.  The two male victims, affiliation unknown, were walking near the intersection when they were approached by the three male suspects.  The suspects simulated as if they had weapons and demanded the victims’ property.  The victims complied and the suspects were last seen running south on Oxford and possibly getting into an older sedan.  The victims were not physically injured during the encounter.  BPD searched the area but could not locate the suspects.
 
The suspects were described as:
 
Suspect #1: a Black male, early to mid 20s, 5’10”06’ in height, with a thin build, wearing a black zip up hooded sweatshirt and black pants.

Suspect #2: a Black male, early to mid 20s, 5’10”06’ in height, with a thin build, wearing a black zip up hooded sweatshirt and black pants.

Suspect #3: a Black male, early to mid 20s, 5’10”06’ in height, with a thin build, wearing a black zip up hooded sweatshirt and black pants.
 
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:
  • Utilize the free Night Safety Services located at http://nightsafety.berkeley.edu
  • Travel with a friend or in a group
  • Be alert and aware of your surroundings
  • When out and about, keep your electronic devices out of public view as they are a popular robbery target
  • If a motor vehicle is involved in a crime report the following information:  activity, direction of travel, license plate, color, make/model, unusual characteristics (e.g., dents, bumper stickers, graphics, wheels, tinted windows, lifted/lowered), number of persons, etc.
This crime alert has been released with the joint cooperation of BPD and UCPD. 
 
 
WHAT IS THIS NOTICE?
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.

 
 

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University of California Police Department, Berkeley
1 Sproul Hall
Berkeley, CA 94720

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