From the Berkeley Police Department:
On Thursday, Nov. 15 at around 11:00 p.m., an armed robbery occurred near the intersection of LeRoy Avenue and Ridge Road. The male student victim was walking when the suspect approached him from the front.
The suspect armed with a dark colored handgun demanded the victim's backpack. The victim complied and was not injured during the encounter.
The suspect is described as: A Black male, approximately 40-50 years of age, six-feet-tall, medium build, facial hair (possibly a beard), wearing dark clothing and armed with a dark colored handgun.
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