Police said the man was able to narrowly avoid being hit by the train due to his “quick actions.”
A neighbor who heard the attack tackled the assailant and wrestled with him to intervene, police said.
The stabbing has been classified as life-threatening. A 52-year-old man, who police say also bit a bystander who tried to stop the attack, was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder.
A man who suddenly attacked a woman he did not know as she walked to her friend’s home in South Berkeley last weekend has been charged with attempted murder, authorities report.
A Vallejo man has been charged with attempted murder after an unprovoked stabbing with scissors at a chemical laboratory in West Berkeley on Friday, according to court papers.
A Vallejo man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after stabbing a female co-worker in the neck Friday afternoon at a West Berkeley environmental testing laboratory, authorities report.
Two men and a woman on opposite sides of a South Berkeley shoot-out have been charged with attempted murder, according to court papers and police.
An engineer and metallurgist in Berkeley has been charged with trying to kill a colleague by putting a toxic metal called cadmium into her food and water since 2017, according to court papers.
The woman who was stabbed repeatedly by her son at their North Berkeley home last week was asleep in bed when the attack woke her, according to charging documents.
A man sought after the stabbing of a 76-year-old North Berkeley woman Tuesday morning was picked up in Pinole on Wednesday, authorities report.
Police are looking for a Berkeley man they say stabbed a woman in her 70s early Tuesday morning. The incident was not random, BPD said.
A 19-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder, battery and domestic violence after driving a car, with a woman inside, into the San Francisco Bay.