In the latest crime round-up, a teen girl was surrounded by a group of youth who took her phone, a man was stabbed in West Berkeley, and a boy who claimed he had to call his mom scammed a 19-year-old out of her phone.
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.
A man sustained serious injuries when he was stabbed with a "makeshift spear" at a West Berkeley homeless encampment Thursday evening, police report.
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.
Martin Luther King Jr. Civic Center Park was filled with police, firefighters and people who said they witnessed the fight Thursday morning.
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.
An early-morning stabbing in North Berkeley sent one man to the hospital over the weekend, but he is expected to survive, authorities report.
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 Berkeley man with a machete slashed a woman Saturday afternoon when she asked him to move along and leave her alone, police report.
A 22-year-old Berkeley man has been charged with attempted murder after a stabbing Sunday evening at a downtown Berkeley park, according to court papers.