Berkeley police have released pictures of two young men suspected of robbing the 7-Eleven at 2887  College Avenue on Oct. 28 around 5 am.

The two suspects came into the store an hour before the hold up to look around, according to a posting on Berkeley’s “Who Are These Suspects” webpage. (Photo at top left.) Then they returned and pulled a handgun and a semi-automatic handgun on the store clerk. They made off with $550, according to the Oakland Tribune.

If you have any information regarding these crimes, please contact the Berkeley Robbery Detail at (510) 981-5742 or the BPD non-emergency number at (510) 981-5900 or from your cell phone at (510) 981-5911.  If callers wish to remain anonymous they are asked to call the Bay Area Crime Stoppers Tip Line at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).

Frances Dinkelspiel, Berkeleyside and CItyside co-founder, is a journalist and author. Her first book, Towers of Gold: How One Jewish Immigrant Named Isaias Hellman Created California, published in November...