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UC Student Sexually Assaulted at University Village

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.    

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Bryce Nesbitt February 17, 2014 at 05:59 PM
Um. What's the name of the Hispanic male? If she was invited, presumably he gave a name, even if it is alias. The reporting here should indicate if the name is withheld, why it was withheld.

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