Press Contact: Andrew Frankel, Sgt/PIO, (510) 981-5780
POLICE ACTIVITY 2100 BLOCK OF 6TH STREET
Stabbing Suspect in Custody
Berkeley, California (Tuesday, February 21, 2017) - On 2/21/17 at approximately 1:46pm, the Berkeley Police Communications Center received a report of stabbing which had just occurred at a school on the 2100 block of 6th Street. The single adult stabbing victim (a school staff member) has been transported to a local hospital for treatment of her non-life threatening injuries.
The suspect has been identified as Angel Juarez 20, who has been described as a Hispanic Male Adult, brown hair, brown eyes, 5'0" and 100lbs. He was last seen wearing a long sleeve burgundy shirt, black sneakers, black pants, and carrying a large knife. Juarez was last seen running westbound on University Avenue over the Highway 80 overpass.
Juarez was stopped by members of the California Highway Patrol in the area of Buchanan Avenue and the Highway 80 off Ramp in Albany (approximately 2 miles from the scene). There are no other suspects outstanding and the shelter in place advisory is no longer in effect. Juarez was booked into the City of Berkeley Jail for attempted murder and assault with a deadly weapon.
The stabbing victim was treated and released.
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