April 25, 2018
You know, this could easily be solved by netguns, tasers and knockout gas.
A high-school-age minor was sexually assaulted by an adult male suspect in Berkeley late Thursday morning, police said on Friday.
The girl was walking in the 1500 block of Addison Street near Sacramento Street when the man grabbed her from behind, according to police.
The victim said the suspect covered her mouth and pressed a gun into her side while telling her not to scream, police said.
The girl told police that the man walked her east on Addison Street into the side yard of a home, where he sexually assaulted her.
After she was assaulted the girl sought help and Berkeley police were notified and began investigating the assault, according to authorities.
The girl described the suspect as a black man, possibly in his 30s, who is 5 feet 7 inches tall with a medium build who was wearing a black hooded sweatshirt and blue jeans.