Man arrested for pistol-whipping robbery

July 24, 2008 3:20:30 PM PDT
A 21-year-old man from Oakland was arrested early this morning for allegedly pistol-whipping a person he was robbing in Berkeley, police said.

Trent Burton allegedly robbed a pedestrian at Kittredge Street and Shattuck Avenue just before 1 a.m. and was arrested shortly afterward, police Officer Andrew Frankel said.

Frankel did not have additional details on the assault.