Press Contact: Andrew Frankel, Public Information Officer, (510) 981-5881
COMMUNITY CRIME ALERT - COMMUNITY ASKED TO HELP IDENTIFY SEXUAL PREDATOR’S CLOTHING
Berkeley, California (Friday, March 06, 2009) - Following the February 20, 2009 sexual assault that occurred on the 2200 block of Haste Street, the Berkeley Police Department (BPD) recovered three articles of clothing believed to have been dumped by the suspect in an effort to change his appearance (pictured below). BPD is asking the community to help us identify the suspect based on the previously released sketch and the articles of clothing.
Blue and White Sweat Jacket with the Rhapsody Black and Grey, Green Above Sea
Music Logo Above Sea Level Level Brand,
Brand, Sweat Jacket Windbreaker
BPD needs the community’s help in catching this suspect. If you know the identity of this man, or you were a victim of or witness to a similar crime, please contact the Berkeley Sex Crimes Detail (510) 981-5735. If the event has just occurred or is in progress, please immediately report it to the BPD Dispatch at (510) 981-5900 or, from your cell phone, at (510) 981-5911. If you wish to remain anonymous, please call the Bay Area Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS. All Bay Area Crime Stoppers calls are completely confidential, and a $2,000 reward is offered.
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