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University of California Police Department, Berkeley
Monday October 2nd, 2017 :: 01:48 p.m. PDT


Timely Warning - Aggravated Assault (Update - Corrected Video Link)

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Aggravated Assault
Unit III
UCPD Case # 17-02681
On Sunday, October 1, 2017 at 12:39 a.m. UCPD received a call from witnesses regarding an aggravated assault at Unit III.  The victim, a male student, got into an altercation with a group of males.  The male suspects began beating the victim.  The victim lost consciousness and was transported to a local hospital.  The suspects were last seen walking away on Durant Avenue.  UCPD searched the area but could not locate the suspects.
The suspects were described as:
Suspect #1: A male Hispanic, wearing all black clothing.
Suspect #2:  A male Hispanic, wearing a red hat, a white shirt and blue jeans.
Suspect #3:  An unknown race male, wearing a plaid shirt, pants and white shoes.

Video of Suspects:

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 harassed or assaulted, scream and attempt to run for safety.
  • Walk confidently, directly, and at a steady paced.  Don’t stop to talk to strangers.
  • Be alert for subjects loitering in an area with no particular purpose.
  • Watch where you are going and what is going on around you.
  • Avoid dark, vacant or deserted areas
  • 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).
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

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

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