Attempted robbery occurs on Dwight Way between Regent Street, Hillegass Avenue

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An attempted robbery occurred on the evening of Feb. 24 on Dwight Way, according to a Berkeley Police Department Nixle Alert.

A man was walking east on Dwight Way between Regent Street and Hillegass Avenue when a suspect approached him and asked him for money, according to the alert.

The man continued walking and the suspect grabbed the man and attempted to punch him. The man was able to avoid the punch and ran away, the alert added.

The suspect was described as a white or Hispanic male, 20 to 30 years old, about 6 feet in height and wearing gray clothing, according to the alert.

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