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UC Berkeley Student Robbed At Gunpoint

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Students walk to class at UC Berkeley (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

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BERKELEY (CBS SF) — A University of California at Berkeley student was robbed by two men near Moffitt Library Sunday night, university police said.

The student was walking west on University Drive when he saw two males walking toward him around 9:11 p.m., according to police.

One of the men pointed a handgun at the victim and demanded his cell phone, then pushed him in the chest, knocking him to the ground, police said.

The victim dropped his phone and one of the suspects picked it up.

The two suspects then fled, running north on the west side of Haviland Hall, police said.

Police searched the area but were unable to locate the suspects.

The victim was not injured in the robbery, according to police.

The first suspect was described as a black male, 6 feet in height, with a light build and dark complexion. He was wearing a dark sweatshirt and dark pants, police said.

The second suspect was a black male around 5 feet 10 inches in height, with a light build. He was also wearing a dark outfit.

Anyone with information on this crime or suspects should call police at (510) 642-0472 or (510) 642-6760.

(Copyright 2013 by CBS San Francisco and Bay City News Service. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

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