Armed robbers have been hitting Berkeley cafes and taking laptops and other items from their customers this month, authorities report.
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Patrons at a popular Berkeley café on College Avenue fought back when three people with a gun tried to take their laptops and other items Sunday night, a witness to the crimes told Berkeleyside on condition of anonymity.
Berkeley police said there were at least six robberies Saturday night.