For Immediate Release
Press Contact: Jamie Perkins, Public Information Officer, (510) 981-5778

COMMUNITY CRIME ALERT - PEDESTRIANS ATTACKED FROM BEHIND

Berkeley, California (Friday, May 14, 2010) - City of Berkeley community members have been robbed while walking in the South Campus area near the University of California at Berkeley.  The suspects approached each of the victims from behind, struck them with an unknown object and stole their belongings. 

The City of Berkeley Police Department (BPD) Robbery Detectives are currently investigating these incidents and would like to alert the community of this series.  The suspects have been described by witnesses/victims as:

Suspect #1:
Hispanic or Black male
20’s years of age, 5’10”
Thin build
Wearing dark shirt, blue jeans

Suspect #2:
Hispanic or Black male
Late teen’s to 20’s, 5’06”
Med to heavy build
Wearing white t-shirt, dark jeans

 

Suspect #3:
Hispanic female
19-20’s years, 5’3”
Thin build
Wearing light blue/gray shirt, denim jeans

 

Suspect #4:
Hispanic female
19-20’s years, 5’3”
Medium build
Wearing dark jacket, denim jeans

BPD would like to remind community members of a few crime prevention measures, which may help to reduce your risk as well as discourage those who commit crimes.

If you have any information regarding these crimes, please contact the BPD Robbery Detail at (510) 981-5742 or the BPD non-emergency number at (510) 981-5900 or from your cellular phone at (510) 981-5911.  If callers wish to remain anonymous they are asked to call the Bay Area Crime Stoppers Tip Line at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).

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