On Thursday, January 19th, 2012, at 8:31 p.m., an armed robbery occurred at the intersection of Channing Way and Atherton Street. The victim, an unaffiliated male, was approached by the male suspect who displayed a silver handgun and robbed him of cash. The suspect fled the scene on foot and was last seen entering a white or silver vehicle, possibly a Lexus. The victim was not injured during the encounter. The Berkeley Police Department searched the area but was unable to locate the suspect or the suspect’s vehicle.
The suspect was described as:
A Black or Hispanic male, in his 20's, approximately 5'-5" tall, medium build, wearing a black kerchief or cap, a black jacket, blue jeans, and white tennis shoes.