Two 20-year-old Berkeley residents were the victims of an armed robbery Thursday night on the corner of Parker Street and Hillegass Avenue.
The residents were walking along the street at 10:04 p.m. when they were approached by two male suspects, according to a UCPD crime alert.
The two suspects allegedly demanded the victims’ property while one pointed a silver handgun at the victims. After taking possession of the victims’ belongings, the suspects fled westbound on Parker Street, according to the alert.
The victims were not harmed in the encounter and did not report the crime until they got home later.
Below is the UCPD crime alert description of the suspects:
Suspect #1 – Black male adult, 20-years-old, 6’1” tall, thin build, wearing a black hooded sweatshirt.
Suspect #2 – Black male adult, 20-years-old, 6’4” tall, wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt. (Suspect with the gun)
If you have any information about these crime, please contact the Berkeley Police Department’s 24-hour hotline at (510) 981-5900.
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Adelyn Baxter is the news editor.
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