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University of California Police Department, Berkeley
Tuesday August 15th, 2017 :: 06:24 p.m. PDT

Timely Warning - Assault with a Deadly Weapon

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Assault with a Deadly Weapon
Eucalyptus Grove
UCPD Case # 17-02094
On Monday, August 14, 2017 at approximately 7:49 p.m. UCPD officers responded to a report of an assault with a deadly weapon which had just occurred in the Eucalyptus Grove near the West Crescent.  Witnesses at the scene told officers that the female victim, unaffiliated, was arguing with the male suspect.  The suspect hit the victim in the head with a large piece of wood which knocked her out.  The suspect left the scene walking southbound towards Oxford Street.  The victim suffered a head injury and was taken to a local hospital.  UCPD searched the area but could not locate the suspect.
The suspect was described as:
Unknown race male, approximately 5’10” in height, about 140 lbs., with a dark complexion, wearing a green shirt, brown pants and carrying a green suitcase.

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:
  • Avoid dark, vacant or deserted areas
  • If you sense danger, be sure to: 
    • Move away from the threat.  Cross the street and increase your pace.
    • Join a group of people or enter an open business establishment.
  • If you need help dial 510-642-3333 on your cell or use a Blue Light emergency phone (located throughout the campus and identified by a blue light on top of the phone box or column).
  • Please do not delay in calling 911.  UCPD strongly encourages the reporting of criminal or suspicious activity in a timely manner to assist us in intervening in potential criminal actively and apprehending suspects.
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
1 Sproul Hall
Berkeley, CA 94720

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Non-emergencies: 510-642-6760

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