BERKELEY (CBS SF) — University of California at Berkeley police have called off a search for an armed robbery suspect in and around a student dorm building Thursday evening after asking students to shelter in place, according to the department’s Twitter account.
At about 5:30 p.m., UC police advised students to shelter in place while they searched the area around the dorm, called Unit 1, at 2650 Durant Ave.READ MORE: South Bay Congressman Welcomes Afghan Refugees Arriving in Fremont
Police also searched the area around Bowditch Street, Channing Way, College Avenue and Durant Avenue.READ MORE: 4.3 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Near Los Angeles
No arrests were made, and police said the area was all clear around 6:15 p.m.
The suspect is still outstanding. He’s described as a Hispanic man between 20 and 30 years old, with a medium build and dark, close cropped hair.MORE NEWS: San Francisco Mayor Defends Criticism After Video Catches Her Dancing Maskless at Night Club
He was wearing and a dark backpack and carrying a gun, police said.