Two robberies reported Thursday on Southside

Two robberies occurred Thursday south of the UC Berkeley campus, according to a UCPD crime alert. In the first incident, a 30-year-old female was walking on the 2300 block of College Avenue around 12:20 a.m. Thursday when she was robbed of her purse. The Berkeley Police Department was not able
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Three pepper-sprayed south of UC Berkeley campus following protest

Three people were pepper sprayed south of the UC Berkeley campus Saturday afternoon after a pro-Palestine protest staged in an intersection drew pro-Israel supporters, according to police. According to Berkeley Police Department Lt. Dave Frankel, a group of about 10 pro-Palestine demonstrators protesting Israeli occupation momentarily took over the intersection
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Two robberies reported near People’s Park

The area around People’s Park saw two robberies reported in the same night two weeks ago, according to police. In the first incident, a 21-year-old female UC Berkeley student was walking on the 2500 block of Hillegass Avenue at around 8 p.m. Feb. 15 when three men approached her and
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Berkeley High student shot on way to school

A 17-year-old Berkeley High School student was shot on the way to school by a gunman on a bicycle around 8:15 a.m. Thursday. The boy was shot near the intersection of Lowell and Market streets in North Oakland, the Oakland Tribune reports. The student is currently stable, according to an
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