BERKELEY (CBS SF) — University of California police were searching for an armed suspect Saturday who robbed two students on campus.
Police said they received a call around 6:56 p.m. Friday reporting an armed robbery on the southwest side of Wheeler Hall, a building near the center of campus.READ MORE: 4.3 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Near Los Angeles
Two students, both men, were walking to Wheeler when a man approached them. The man pulled a gun out of his waistband and told the victim to drop his laptop, according to police.READ MORE: San Francisco Mayor Defends Criticism After Video Catches Her Dancing Maskless at Night Club
The victim complied and fled into Wheeler Hall. Police searched the area but couldn’t find the suspect.
The suspect is described as 20 to 25 years old, around 5-8 and around 140 pounds, wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt, dark pants and dark shoes.MORE NEWS: COVID: San Mateo County Mounts Effort to Boost Coastal Town Vaccination Rates
Campus police ask anyone with information to call the department’s criminal investigation bureau at (510) 642-0472 during business hours and (510) 642-6760 at other times.