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Press Contact: Byron White, Berkeley Police Department, (510) 981-5780


Berkeley, California (Wednesday, October 23, 2019) - Since May 2019, there have been 4 reported suspicious incidents at Codornices Park involving a person approaching and initiating inappropriate sexual-related conversations with boys (age 5-9 years old).

The suspicious person is described as a White male teen, 12-18 years old, 5’6” to 5’10” tall, with a thin build, blonde/brown hair and braces on his teeth.  The suspicious person has also been seen on a blue or green bike—wearing a light-colored bicycle helmet.

If you are visiting Codornices Park with your child, we encourage parents and guardians to:

  • Speak with your child about the dangers of talking with strangers,
  • Maintain supervision of your child throughout the park, and
  • Immediately report any suspicious activity.

If you have any information regarding this person or his activities, please call Berkeley Police Department Youth Services Unit at 510-981-5715.

If you should see this person while at the park, please call Berkeley Police Department Emergency 911.


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