UCPD issues advisory message about armed robbery at West Crescent

A yellow tape that reads "Police Line Do Not Cross" cuts across a street.
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A strong arm robbery occurred at the UC Berkeley campus’ West Crescent on Wednesday about 8:00 a.m., according to an advisory message from the University of California Police Department, or UCPD, on Thursday about 8:15 a.m.

According to the alert, the suspect fled west toward Shattuck Avenue.

UCPD advises students to travel in a group, be aware of surroundings and keep electronic devices out of view as they are a popular robbery target.

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