The victims, aged 20 and 24, were walking about 12:30 a.m. Saturday when approached by the robbers.
"Both suspects displayed firearms, pushed the victims, and demanded their
property," UC Berkeley police said in a crime alert today, Tuesday. "The suspects took their purses and ran westbound on Dwight Way. The victims were not injured during the encounter."
A search of the area by UC and Berkeley police did not locate the robbers, police said.
According to campus police, the robbers were described as:
- Suspect #1 – A Black male, in his mid-20’s, 6’-0” in height, large build, braided hair, wearing a striped polo-style shirt, dark jeans, and armed with a gun.
- Suspect #2 – A Black male, in his mid-20’s, 5’-10” in height, thin build, wearing a light colored t-shirt, dark jeans, and armed with a gun.
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