BERKELEY (CBS SF) – A 25-year-old University of California at Berkeley student was robbed while walking south of campus early Saturday morning, according to UC police.

The woman was walking around 12:40 a.m. near Dana and Carleton streets when she was approached from behind by the suspect, police said.

The man showed a gun and demanded her belongings and grabbed her purse, which was around her wrist, police said.

The woman’s wrist was slightly injured in the incident.
The suspect ran away on foot and got into a dark gray four-door car and drove off.

Police searched the area, but he was not found.

The suspect is described as a black man in his late 20s or early 30s. He was wearing a dark colored cap, a black hooded sweatshirt and black jeans and was armed with a black handgun.

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