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University of California Police Department, Berkeley
Saturday October 14th, 2017 :: 11:34 a.m. PDT


Timely Warning - Armed Robbery

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Armed Robbery
Boalt Hall Parking Lot
UCPD Case # 17-02830
On Friday, October 13, 2017 a UCPD Security Patrol Officer (SPO) was flagged down by a victim of an armed robbery.  The male victim, a student, told the SPO he was in the Boalt parking lot at approximately 10:20 p.m. when he was approached by two male suspects who robbed him of his property via gun. The victim was not hurt during the encounter.  UCPD searched the area but could not locate the suspects.
The suspects were described as:
Suspect #1: A Black male, 22 years of age, 5’10” in height, with a dark complexion, wearing a black beanie, black shirt, black jacket with a red stripe, dark pants and shoes.
Suspect #2: A Black male, wearing a grey hooded sweatshirt with white writing and acid wash jeans.

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:
  • Utilize the free Night Safety Services located at 
  • 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 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. 


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

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Non-emergencies: 510-642-6760

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