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Press Contact: Alex McDougall, Berkeley Police Department, (510) 981-5780


Berkeley, California (Sunday, September 27, 2020) - In the early morning of 9/27/20, around 12:45 a.m., Berkeley Police received reports of a woman screaming in the 2400 block of Warring Street.  Officers responded and located a victim who reported she was attacked in her apartment by an unknown male suspect.  The suspect threatened the woman with a handgun.  The victim resisted the suspect, who struck her several times with an object before fleeing.  The victim received significant but non-life threatening injuries and was treated at a local hospital.  The suspect was described as a black male, unknown age, 5’09” to 6’00” tall, broad shoulders with a muscular build.  The suspect was armed with a handgun.
Berkeley Police Department detectives are investigating this serious offense. Anyone with any information about this incident, please contact the BPD Detective Detail at 510-981-5717, or if the information is urgent, please call BPD Dispatch at 510-981-5900, and reference case 2020-44671.
Berkeley Police always encourages our community members to be aware of activity in their neighborhoods, and call 911 if they believe someone is being harmed or threatened.


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