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Berkeley, California (Wednesday, May 02, 2018) - On April 30, 2018 at about 12:51 pm, the Berkeley Police responded to a report of a robbery in progress at Caffe Strada, 2300 College Avenue.    A suspect grabbed a laptop from a patron who was working on it and attempted to run to a waiting car.  Two Good Samaritans grabbed the suspect and attempted to hold him until police could arrive.  The getaway driver, walked over and assaulted one of the two Good Samaritans and the two fled the scene in a newer model, blue Chevy Impala. 

Video of the crime can be seen by clicking on this link:  https://youtu.be/9_ODXXem97c

Robbery Detectives are asking for the Community's assistance with this case.  If you can identify either of the two involved parties or are one of the Good Samaritans who helped out, we ask you to call us at (510)981-5742. 



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