Alleged armed suspect in Berkeley taken into custody, police say

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Wednesday, August 3, 2022 1:21AM
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Berkeley police are searching for a possible armed suspect in the area of Channing Way and Curtis Street Tuesday afternoon.

BERKELEY, Calif. (KGO) -- Berkeley police say an alleged armed suspect they were searching for Tuesday afternoon has been taken into custody.

Officers were searching for the suspect in the area of Channing Way and Curtis Street.

Video from SKY7 shows several law enforcement officers in a backyard of a house. No other details of the suspect are released at this time.

Earlier, police asked the public to avoid the area bounded by Bancroft Way, San Pablo Avenue, Dwight Way, and Curtis Street.

Berkeley police say officers will remain in the area while they conclude their investigation.

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