Strong-arm robbery occurs Thursday night

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Berkeley Police Department received a report of a strong-arm robbery Thursday night, according to a UCPD Nixle alert released Friday morning.

The robbery occurred in front of 2339 Haste St. about 8:48 p.m., the alert said. The victim was a 23-year-old male with unknown affiliation to the campus. He was walking when three suspects took his property “via force” and left the area on foot. BPD and UCPD both searched the area but were unable to locate the suspects.

The victim was not injured during the struggle, according to the alert.

The alert described the suspects as three male adults wearing hooded sweatshirts.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call BPD at 510-981-5900.

Check back for updates.

Chantelle Lee is an assistant news editor. Contact her at [email protected] and follow her on Twitter at @ChantelleHLee.

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