A Berkeley man charged with raping a 15-year-old high school student at gunpoint last year and, less than two weeks later, attacking a UC Berkeley student in an effort to rape her is now standing trial.
A violent robbery and attack on Dwight Way, a robbery at the library and more in this week's Berkeley crime roundup.
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A man was attacked Thursday night in Southside Berkeley after he refused to answer questions posed by a man who walked up to him outside Bongo Burger, authorities report.
In the past week, authorities have handled a fatality at Eastshore park, two stabbings on Shattuck, a skateboard attack and more.
Two men were taken to the hospital Wednesday night after attacking each other with a knife and chain, police report.
Berkeley police share news about incidents of concern over the past week.
The Alameda County district attorney's office has charged an Oakland man with three felonies in connection with an assault caught on video on the UC Berkeley campus in February.
UC Berkeley went on the offensive this weekend to say the recent assault involving two non-students is not a free speech issue. Moreover, Cal goes out of its way to protect conservative speech.
Campus police have announced an arrest in the felony assault case involving a man caught on video punching another man on the UC Berkeley campus last week.
UC Berkeley has said neither a conservative activist nor a man suspected of punching him are Cal students.
The Berkeley Police Department released the following "cases of community interest" Tuesday.