Man Robbed at Gunpoint on U.C. Berkeley Campus

The man's laptop was grabbed from his lap while he sat outside of the Tang Center.

A man was robbed at gunpoint of his laptop on the University of Berkeley California Campus Wednesday.

At about 8:15 p.m. two men approached the victim while he sat nearby the university's Tang Center, according to a report released by the University of California Police Department. The first man grabbed the victim's laptop and pointed a handgun at the victim while he ran toward the north sidewalk of Bancroft Way, according to the police report.

The victim was not injured and the suspects were not caught.

The suspects are described as:

Suspect 1: A White male, approximately 17-20 years of age, 5 feet and 10 inches, 105 pounds. He was wearing a black hooded sweatshirt, blue jeans, and a red baseball cap.

Suspect 2: A White male, approximately 17-20 years of age, 5 feet and 4 inches, 180 pounds. He was wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt, blue jeans, and a black baseball cap.

If you have any information about this crime, please contact:

University of California Police Department
Criminal Investigation Bureau
(510) 642-0472 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and (510) 642-6760 at all other times.

Lou Judson November 05, 2012 at 03:05 PM
First time I've heard of a forcible crime in Berkeley with white perps. Young, too! Must be hard to fidn them cause they all look alike! "Look for the guys in hoodies & jeans with baseball caps..." <L>
Mary November 05, 2012 at 07:52 PM
"5 feet and 10 inches, 105 pounds..." Are you sure he was that thin?
Robert Edwards November 06, 2012 at 03:47 AM
Right, Mary. Either the weight should read '150' pounds, or this truant needs a nice big dinner right away... !


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