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Berkeley police are looking for help in locating a man who they said robbed a Berkeley Technology Academy student and was last seen boarding an AC Transit bus after he fled the scene of the crime on March 13, 2013. (Berkeley Police)

BERKELEY -- Police are asking for the public's help in finding a man they believe robbed and beat a high school student with a gun Mar. 13.

On Wednesday, Berkeley police released a series of three photos of an AC Transit passenger who they say struck a high school student several times with a gun during the robbery.

The suspect is described as a black male in his 20s, between 5 feet 10 inches and 6 feet tall with a medium build, wearing a black or dark hooded sweatshirt, dark pants and a black beanie.

According to police, the suspect stole the male student's wallet at the corner of Stuart and Milvia streets, just a couple of blocks from the victim's school, the Berkeley Technology Academy.

The student was taken to Children's Hospital with minor injuries.

Anyone with information about the robbery or the suspect's identity is asked to call the Berkeley Police Department's Robbery Detail at 510-981-5742 or the non-emergency line at 510-981-5900. Anonymous tips can be submitted to Bay Area Crimes Stoppers at 800-222- 8477.

Contact Katie Nelson at 925-945-4782 or follow her at Twitter.com/katienelson210.



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