NEWARK (CBS SF) — Newark Police are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a suspect who allegedly brandished a “Rambo-style” hunting knife at two restaurants on Wednesday night.

Police said officers were dispatched around 5:50 p.m. to a McDonald’s located at 3000 Newpark Mall Road for a person flaunting a hunting knife to employees.

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A patron claimed the suspect fled the area on a bicycle and police said within a few minutes there were similar reports of a suspect brandishing a knife at the Japanese restaurant Nijo Castle located at 39888 Balentine Dr.

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The suspect was not located and is described by police as an Asian or white man, between 30-35 wearing a motorcycle-style jacket. The knife was described as silver in color with white stripes on the handle.

Anyone with information regarding these incidents may contact Officer Fredstrom at (510) 578-4220.

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