Press Contact: Andrew Frankel, Public Information Officer, (510) 981-5881
ASSAULT SUSPECT WANTED BY POLICE
Berkeley, California (Wednesday, January 13, 2010) - On January 12, 2010 at approximately 10:45 p.m., the Berkeley Police Department (BPD) responded to a stabbing which had just occurred on the 3200 block of Idaho Street in South Berkeley. The victim, a 20 year old Berkeley resident, reported that the father of her two-year-old daughter broke into her apartment, punched her and her daughter, and, in the ensuing struggle, cut her with a knife.
The suspect has been identified as:
6’0, 160 lbs,
Jones is wanted for Assault with a Deadly Weapon, Domestic Violence, Home Invasion Robbery, Willful Harm or Injury to a Child, and keeping a victim from using a cellular phone during a crime. Jones should be considered armed and dangerous.
Detectives are asking for the community’s help in catching Jones. Anyone who may have any information regarding this crime is urged to call the BPD Homicide Detail at (510) 981-5741 (office) or (510) 981-5900 (non-emergency dispatch line). If callers wish to remain anonymous they are asked to call the Bay Area Crime Stoppers Tip Line at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).
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