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University of California Police Department, Berkeley
Tuesday October 10th, 2017 :: 09:54 a.m. PDT


Timely Warning - Attempted Robbery

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Attempted Robbery
Crossroads Dining Facility
UCPD Case # 17-02774
On Monday, October 9, 2017 at approximately 4:15 p.m. an attempted robbery occurred just outside of the Crossroads Student Dining Hall.  A male student was walking towards the entry doors to the dining hall when he was approached by two male suspects.  The suspects began beating the victim while attempting to rob him.  A third suspect standing nearby called a fourth suspect who was driving a red four door vehicle.  All four suspects left the area in the vehicle.  The victim suffered minor injuries.  UCPD and BPD searched the area but could not locate the suspects or the suspects’ vehicle.
The suspects were described as:
Suspect #1: A Hispanic male, about 18 to 20 years old, with black hair.
Suspect #2: A Black male, about 18 to 20 years old, 5’09” in height, with a thin build, wearing a grey jacket.
Suspect #3: A Black male.
Suspect #4: A Hispanic female, about 16 to 18 years old, with a thin build.
If you have any information about this crime, please contact:
University of California Police Department
Criminal Investigation Bureau
(510) 642-0472 / 8AM–5PM / during business hours, except holidays
(510) 642-6760 / All other times

UCPD would like to remind the campus community about the following safety tips:
  • 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.  
  • 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 you need help dial 510-642-3333 on your cell or use a Blue Light emergency phone (located throughout the campus and identified by a blue light on top of the phone box or column).
  • Please do not delay in calling law enforcement.  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. 


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