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University of California Police Department, Berkeley
Monday October 23rd, 2017 :: 09:32 a.m. PDT


Timely Warning - Aggravated Assault

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Aggravated Assault
People’s Park
UCPD Case # 17-02945
On Sunday, October 22, 2017 a UCPD officer received a report from the Tang Center of a battery with serious bodily injury which had occurred at approximately 12:00 p.m. the previous day, Saturday, October 21st.  The male victim, unaffiliated, was in People’s Park when he was jumped by three or four males who pushed him to the ground and kicked him several times before running off.  The victim suffered injuries which required medical attention.
The victim described the suspects as:

Three to four Black males.

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 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.
  • 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.
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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