UC Berkeley student robbed at Hearst and LeConte avenues

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A UC Berkeley student was the victim of a strong-arm robbery Thursday night, according to a UCPD Nixle alert released Friday morning.

The male student, 25, was walking near the intersection of Hearst and LeConte avenues when he was approached by the suspects about 9:30 p.m. Thursday, the alert said. The suspects took his property and left the scene on foot to a nearby vehicle.

“The victim was treated at the scene by the Berkeley Fire Department and transported to a nearby hospital,” the alert said. “BPD searched the area and detained the suspect vehicle containing four occupants.”

According to the alert, BPD arrested one suspect, who is 19 years old and has no affiliation to the campus. BPD is “actively investigating” the other suspects.

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