An 18-year-old Cal student was punched in the face while trying to keep a pair of robbers from taking her laptop Tuesday, UC Berkeley authorities report.
A bystander at a popular downtown cafe caught a robber early Tuesday evening, though his accomplice managed to escape, police said.
In the past week or so, UCPD has put out community alerts about three robberies, an attempted robbery and an assault with a deadly weapon in Berkeley.
A 21-year-old Oakland man has been arrested after a violent confrontation in a North Berkeley home early Monday morning, police report.
Three teenagers were arrested Sunday night after one of them grabbed a computer from a coffee spot frequented by UC Berkeley students, authorities report.
Four robbers, three of whom were female, robbed the Lululemon athletic gear store on Fourth Street on Monday, police report.
An off-duty Berkeley police officer witnessed a robbery Tuesday night and three people ended up in custody, authorities report.
Police are investigating reports of three armed robberies in Berkeley in less than 30 minutes Wednesday, according to unconfirmed scanner dispatches.
A man was taken to Highland Hospital with serious injuries on Friday after trying to stop robbers from taking his laptop, according to authorities and unconfirmed scanner audio.
Oscar Castaneda, a cook at Comal, was violently attacked while walking home from his shift. There have been at least two other similar crimes in the area recently.
In the latest alert about recent robberies near the UC Berkeley campus, authorities have warned community members about a trio who acted as if they were armed early Monday.
A female pedestrian in the Southside neighborhood near the UC Berkeley campus was robbed by a man with a gun early Sunday morning, police report.
A 19-year-old Oakland man is in custody after a violent robbery and car chase in Berkeley last week, authorities report.