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Cal Student Sexually Assaulted at UC Village in Albany

UC Berkeley police said a 40-year-old man allegedly invited a Cal student to a bar and then sexually assaulted her in an apartment at University Village in Albany this past weekend.

University of California at Berkeley police shield. Photo Credit: Charles Burress
University of California at Berkeley police shield. Photo Credit: Charles Burress

A female UC Berkeley student was the victim of an alleged sexual assault at University Village in Albany this past weekend, campus police said.

A crime alert issued by UC police today, Monday, describes what happened:

Sexual Assault

UCPD crime report # 14-00224
University Village - Albany
January 27, 2014

On Sunday, January 26th, 2014 a UCPD officer was dispatched to a local hospital regarding a victim of a sexual assault.  On Saturday, January 25th, 2014 the victim, a female student, was invited to an off-campus bar by a male acquaintance.  Afterwards, the male suspect took the victim to an apartment in the student housing unit at Albany Village where he allegedly committed a sexual assault.

The suspect is described as:

A Hispanic male, 40 years of age, 5’07” in height, 170 lbs.

Anyone with information about the crimes is urged to call UC Berkeley police at 510-642-0472 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m., and 510-642-6760 at all other times. 

Theresa Bittner January 28, 2014 at 02:18 PM
Does she know if he works at Golden Gate Fields?
Charles Burress (Editor) January 28, 2014 at 02:22 PM
The brief police report didn't indicate whether the victim knew that, but if you have reason to believe that there might be connection between the suspect and Golden Gate Fields, you may want to communicate with UC Berkeley police.
Theresa Bittner January 28, 2014 at 02:39 PM
going to now. thanks
concerned educator January 28, 2014 at 06:08 PM
what a shame!

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