A 33-year-old man was robbed at the University of California at Berkeley campus on Monday night, campus police said Tuesday.
Officers responded to a report of a robbery that happened sometime between 9:30 p.m. and 10:30 p.m at West Crescent, a campus driveway off of Oxford Street.
The victim, a University of California employee, was walking in the southwest corner of West Crescent where he was robbed from behind, according to UC police.
The suspect struck the victim’s lower back with a metal object, possibly a gun, before forcibly threatening him and demanding him for money, UC police said.
The victim followed the order and the suspect fled in an unknown direction, according to UC police.
The victim did not turn around to face the suspect and only described him as a man standing from 5 feet 8 inches to 6 feet tall.
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