Berkeley police arrest suspect on suspicion of robbery, kidnapping

A suspect was arrested by Berkeley Police Department on suspicion of committing assault, robbery, kidnapping and brandishing a weapon. The suspect was identified as a 59-year-old man.

On Tuesday morning, at a gas station on the southwest corner of Martin Luther King Jr. Way and University Avenue, a woman who was walking was blocked by a suspect who allegedly grabbed her by the neck, according to a Berkeley Police Department Nixle alert.
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