Berkeley Police Department
The Berkeley Police Department is looking for a suspect in an armed robbery who later boarded an AC Transit bus and was captured on video

The Berkeley Police Department released a statement Wednesday to ask the community for help to find a man with a gun alleged to have robbed and beaten another man in mid-March.

According to police, the armed robbery took place March 13 at Milvia and Stuart streets at 11:30 a.m. Police said the robber confronted the victim and demanded his property. During the incident, the robber struck the victim several times with the gun, and caused non-life threatening injuries. The suspect fled the area and was last seen getting onto an AC Transit bus. Police say the suspect appears in the images shown here.

The suspect was described as a black man in his 20s, 5 feet 10 to 6 feet tall, with a medium build. He was wearing a black- or dark-colored hooded sweatshirt, dark pants and a black beanie. He was armed with a gun.

Police ask anyone with information about the robbery or the suspect’s identity to call the department’s Robbery Detail at 510-981-5742, or the non-emergency line at 510-981-5900. Tipsters who wish to remain anonymous can call Bay Area Crimes Stoppers at 800-222-8477 (TIPS).

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Emilie Raguso (senior editor, news) joined the Berkeleyside team in 2012. She covers politics, public safety and development. In 2017, Emilie was named Journalist...