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.
Berkeley saw a number of robberies and other crimes in November, many of which have been sent out as Nixle alerts by the Berkeley Police Department and the University of California Police Department.
A woman who struck two strangers in the head with a large stick and threw a tree branch at an officer — possibly causing a concussion — was arrested Thursday in downtown Berkeley, authorities report.
A woman walking north of the UC Berkeley campus was kicked and punched during an armed robbery Monday night, authorities report.
In the past week, Berkeley police have handled a felony attack, recovered two guns, and dealt with a spate of street robberies and laptop thefts, amid other enforcement activities, BPD reported Thursday.