Armed robbery reported Tuesday evening at Durant Avenue and Dana Street

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The Berkeley Police Department responded to a report of an alleged armed robbery at the intersection of Durant Avenue and Dana Street about 10 p.m. Tuesday evening, according to a Nixle alert issued Wednesday afternoon.

The male suspect, who was armed with a handgun, allegedly approached the unaccompanied male victim, who has unknown affiliation with the campus.

According to the alert, the suspect allegedly took the victim’s cell phone before running to a waiting vehicle. The vehicle fled south on Dana Street, and neither the vehicle nor the suspect has been found by local authorities. The victim was unharmed.

Anyone with information about this crime is asked to contact BPD at 510-981-5900.

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  • elrod

    Any description of the cowardly suspect and the getaway car?