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Off-Duty Berkeley Police Officer Assaulted, Hospitalized

The officer is expected to survive, according to a BPD spokesperson.

By Bay City News Service

An off-duty Berkeley police officer was the victim of an assault this weekend in Burlingame, a Berkeley police sergeant said early this morning.

The officer was transported to a hospital and is expected to survive, Sgt. Jennifer Wilson said.

Wilson said Burlingame police has the lead in the investigation, and that Berkeley police had no additional information about the incident.

Details about the incident were not immediately available, according to Burlingame police.

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Shekki April 29, 2013 at 11:24 AM
Nice to hear that our protector is gonna be ok. It's not often you hear of a cop getting assaulted without an arrest or shooting. Get better whoever you are.

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