The unidentified man is "likely the subject who has been reported prowling inside buildings on the north side of the UC Berkeley campus on multiple occasions since August of this year," police said.
The alert added:
The subject is often described as wandering hallways with his mobile telephone at his ear, possibly pretending to be engaged in a conversation while looking for opportunities to enter unsecured offices and labs.
The subject may be responsible for the theft of laptop computers and other personal property.
If you see this person, or any other person who appears to be trespassing with the purpose of committing theft or other crimes on University property, please notify UCPD without delay.
The suspect is described as:
The suspect is in his late 40s to early 50’s, 6 feet in height, with a thin build, weighing approximately 160 lbs. He is typically seen wearing a baseball cap, a short sleeve shirt with a collar and blue jeans.
For additional information or questions, please contact:
Detective Brendan Tinney
University of California Police Department
Criminal Investigation Bureau
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