Police are investigating a bank robbery that happened Monday morning in downtown Berkeley, authorities report.
For the third time in less than a week, an unarmed man took money from a Berkeley bank during a robbery, authorities reported Monday evening.
The robber was described as a white man in his 60s wearing a dark blue jacket, surgical mask and shorts, police said.
Sixty-year-old Edwin Herold was convicted in 2010 of robbing the same Berkeley Mechanics Bank branch that was robbed in October, according to court records.
Police have arrested an Oakland man on suspicion of three unarmed bank robberies in Berkeley in January and one in Pinole, authorities report.
Detectives say they found a stolen handgun with a high-capacity magazine during Eddie Nute’s arrest. He has been charged with six robberies.
It’s rare when Berkeley has even one bank robbery, but Wednesday there were two.