A man was robbed of his cellphone while walking near the intersection of Haste Street and Piedmont Avenue Wednesday evening.
At about 5:15 p.m., a male suspect approached the victim from behind and forcibly grabbed his cellphone, a University of California Police report said.
The suspect then fled in a waiting green Chevy Malibu. The car was seen going north on Piedmont Avenue, the report said. The victim wasn’t injured.
The suspect was described as a Black man in his mid-twenties, about 5 feet and 10 inches tall, 150 pounds, with buzzed hair and wearing a black t-shirt with a multi-colored logo on it.
Contact the Berkeley Police Department with any information on the crime, (510) 981-5900.