BERKELEY (CBS SF) – BART police are investigating a robbery that occurred Thursday at the Ashby Station in Berkeley.

On Thursday at 9:31 p.m., two men approached the victim from behind in the station parking lot, knocked him to ground, punched and kicked him and took his backpack, wallet and watch, police said.

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The victim was transported to the hospital with injuries including facial swelling, an abrasion on his head and pain in his fingers.

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Police said they believe the suspects are responsible for a similar robbery that occurred in the same timeframe in a nearby neighborhood.

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That incident is being investigated by the Berkeley Police Department.

The first suspect is described as a black man in his 20s, 5 feet 8 inches to 5 feet 10 inches tall and wearing black clothing.

The second suspect is described as a black man in his 20s, 5 feet 8 inches to 5 feet 10 inches tall, with shoulder length dreadlocks and wearing black clothing.

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