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University of California Police Department, Berkeley
Saturday November 4th, 2017 :: 03:21 p.m. PDT


Timely Warning - Assault with Great Bodily Injury

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Assault with Great Bodily Injury
Vicinity of People’s Park
UCPD Case # 17-03012
On Friday, November 3, 2017 at approximately 9:25 p.m. UCPD received a report of an assault with great bodily injury.  The victim, an unaffiliated male, was found at Telegraph and Durant with a head injury.  The victim told officers that the assault occurred in or near People’s Park.  The victim was transported to a local hospital for treatment of his injury.  There is no suspect description at this time.

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
  • Be alert and aware of your surroundings
  • 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

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

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