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Violent assault reported on UC Berkeley campus

PIX Now - Morning Edition 4/24/24
PIX Now - Morning Edition 4/24/24 09:43

Police are investigating a reported assault at the University of California, Berkeley on Tuesday night.

Around 9:35 p.m., police were alerted to a report of aggravated assault at University Drive near the Crescent Lawn in UC Berkeley. 

Responding officers learned that an individual was assaulted by two unknown suspects, a male, and a female.

According to the initial investigation, the female suspect sprayed an unknown liquid on the victim's face while the male suspect hit the victim in the head with a hard object. The suspects then fled the area in a dark-colored, older-model European sedan with shiny, chrome rims.

UC Berkeley police told KPIX it has not received any information to indicate the assault was related to any protest activity on campus.

Those with any information about this case are asked to contact UC Berkeley police at (510) 642-6760 and refer to case #24-01223. 

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