UC Berkeley police are asking for the public's help in identifying the suspect in a battery that took place on the campus's Sproul Plaza. The suspect is shown in the accompanying sketch.
According to police, the male victim was manning a table on Sproul Plaza about 2:24 p.m. on April 1 when he was approached by a man who asked him a question.
The two disagreed, and the suspect punched the victim with a closed right fist, knocking him to the ground, police said.
The suspect fled north, then turned east and was last seen at Bancroft Avenue near the south side of Hearst Gym. His knuckles were bleeding as he fled, according to police.
The attacker was wearing a blue windbreaker jacket with a front zipper and collar and denim pants, police said. He was carrying a dark-colored backpack at the time of the incident.
The suspect is believed to be a Cal student, possibly a junior college transfer, police said.
Anyone with information about the incidetn or the suspect is asked to contact the UCPD.
Tips can be sent anonymously via Caltip
Or by calling UCPD main number:
For additional information or questions, please contact Detective Quincy
Ruffin of the UCPD Criminal Investigations Bureau / Threat Management
(510) 642-1606 or