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Berkeley Police Hunt Suspect for Brandishing Gun

Drew Himmelstein (BCN)
Friday August 22, 2014 - 02:06:00 PM

Berkeley police are looking for a suspect who brandished a gun at an apartment complex property manager on Thursday night. 

At 11:20 p.m., the property manager confronted three people in the complex's garage at 2310 Piedmont Avenue regarding their illegally parked vehicle, police said. 

In the dispute that followed, one of people brandished a revolver, police said. 

The suspect and his two acquaintances then drove off, heading south on Piedmont Avenue, police said. The victim was not injured. 

Officers from the Berkeley Police Department and the UC Berkeley Police Department searched the area but couldn't find the suspect or his vehicle, police said. 

The suspect is described as an Asian male, around the age of 26, about 5 feet 5 inches tall with a muscular build, short hair and a mustache. He was wearing a red short-sleeved shirt and blue jeans, police said.  

He was driving a back, two-door Mercedes C-Class accompanied by a man and a woman, police said. 

Police urge anyone with information about the crime to call  

Berkeley police at (510) 981-5900.