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University of California Police Department, Berkeley
Friday May 19th, 2017 :: 11:28 a.m. PDT


Crime Alert - Sexual Assault

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Sexual Assault
Lawrence Hall of Science Parking Lot
UCPD Case # 17-01338
On Wednesday, May 17th, 2017, in the early evening hours, a sexual assault occurred within a vehicle parked in the Lawrence Hall of Science Terrace Parking Lot.  The female victim, with no affiliation to UCB, communicated with the suspect via an Internet dating site and then decided to meet in Berkeley. They then drove to the Terrace Parking Lot, where the offense occurred.  UCPD is actively investigating this crime.
The suspect was described as:
A male in his early twenties with no affiliation to UCB.
If you have any information about this crime, please contact:
University of California Police Department
Criminal Investigation Bureau
(510) 642-0472 / 8AM–5PM / during business hours, except holidays
(510) 642-6760 / All other times
UCPD would like to remind the campus community about the following safety tips:

  • If you start to feel concerns about a person or a situation, trust your feelings and try to remove yourself from the potential threat, even if it is someone whom you know.
  • Dial 911, call 510-642-3333 or activate a Blue Light emergency phone.
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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