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Crime Alert: Laptop Robbery on College

The robbery occurred across the street from University of California Berkeley's law school.

A woman was robbed Friday evening, while working from her laptop at a business in the 2300 block of College Avenue.

At about 7 p.m. on Friday, a man approached the woman and attempted to swipe her laptop, according to a University of California Police report. The two struggled over the laptop and fell to the ground, but the robber eventually made off with the laptop, police said. The woman sustained minor injured in the struggle, the report said.

The man fled toward Durant Avenue.

Police described the suspect as a Black male in his mid-20s, about five feet and four inches tall, with a thin build, short black hair, wearing a black shiny jacket and black pants.

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