For Immediate Release
Press Contact: Ed Galvin, Berkeley Police Department, (510) 981-5752

Victim sustains serious head injuries

Berkeley, California (Thursday, November 16, 2006) - undefined On October 23, 2006, the suspect shown above entered the J & L Laundry on the 2500 block of Shattuck Avenue at about 3:00 p.m.  A lone female employee was working the front counter area, when the suspect jumped over the counter and started assaulting her as she yelled for help. Luckily for our victim, a patron walked into the business during the assault and helped foil the robbery. The suspect fled southbound on Shattuck Avenue on a red bicycle after the attack.

 Suspect description:


·         Black Male Adult

·         19-22 years old

·         5’-11” – 6’ tall

·         250 pounds

·         Green & white striped shirt, dark jeans

·         Silver colored upper and lower front teeth



Berkeley Police Department Homicide Investigators are asking anyone with information about this case to give them a call at (510) 981-5741.