BERKELEY -- Three men were arrested early Thursday in connection with an armed robbery near UC Berkeley campus.

No one was injured.

A 19-year-old man was standing at Warring Street and Channing Way at 1:30 a.m. Thursday when he was approached by two men, later identified as an armed 21-year-old and a 24-year-old man.

The men stole the man's backpack, cell phone and wallet before getting into a car driven by a 22-year-old man, police said.

The victim, whose name was not released, gave police descriptions of the men and their car.

UC Berkeley police and city of Berkeley police searched the area for the car and alerted other police agencies to the robbery. The three were later arrested after they were seen driving on Highway 13 in Oakland.

The suspects' names were not released.

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