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University of California Police Department, Berkeley
Monday April 10th, 2017 :: 04:16 p.m. PDT


Timely Warning - Sexual Assault

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Sexual Assault
City of Berkeley Police Department Jurisdiction
UCPD Case # 17-00940
A Campus Security Authority has reported to UCPD that on Saturday, April 8, 2017 a sexual assault occurred at a fraternity in the City of Berkeley’s Police Department jurisdiction.  The victim, a female student, was attending a party at the fraternity and at some point during the evening she was assaulted.
There is no suspect description at this time.
If you have any information about this crime or the suspect, please contact:
Berkeley Police Department
(510) 981-5900 / 24 Hours
No action or inaction by a crime survivor makes that person responsible for their victimization. Perpetrators are responsible for crimes and their effects. The following suggestions may help reduce the possibility of experiencing a crime, or may improve opportunities to receive prompt assistance.
UCPD would like to remind the campus community about the following safety tips:
  • 80% of sexual assault and rapes are perpetrated by someone known to the survivor, and on college campuses 90% of survivors know their attacker.
  • Sexual assault and rape can happen to people in all contexts, including marriage, dating relationships, friendships, child-parent interactions, employer-attendant relationships and stranger interactions.
  • If you have been the victim of a  violent crime the following resources are available to you:
    • PATH to Care Center’s Confidential Advocate – - Care Line for 24/7 urgent support:  (510) 643-2005 - Main Phone for Appointments:  (510) 642-1988
    • Center for Student Conduct - (510) 643-9069
    • Office for the Prevention of Harassment and Discrimination (Title IX) – (510) 643-7985
    • Tang Center Services for Students - (510) 642-6074
    • Bay Area Women Against Rape (BAWAR) -  24-hr line (510) 845-RAPE (7273)
    • The Survivor Support Website -
    • Gender Equity Resource Center - (510) 643-5727
    • ASUC Student Advocate's Office - (510) 642-6912
Clery Timely Warnings are released by the University California Police Department when certain crimes are reported on or near campus property, in compliance with federal law. These timely warnings provide information about campus safety situations, and allow campus community members to take precautions for personal safety.


University of California Police Department, Berkeley
Barrow Ln
Berkeley, CA 94704

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 510-642-6760

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