BERKELEY, CA — The Berkeley Police Department has released surveillance video of a sexual battery taking place, along with additional video of the suspect. They are asking you to take a look and contact them with information about the man’s identity if he looks familiar.

The sexual battery took place of Feb. 22 at 10:28 p.m. in the 1300 block of University Avenue.

The man is described as 20 to 30 years old, 5’6 to 5’8 tall with a medium build, light facial hair and he was wearing a black hooded top at the time of the incident.

If you can help BPD’s Sex Crimes Unit with this case, call them at (510) 981-5717.

BPD offers these safety tips:

  • Whenever possible, travel with a group and avoid dark or deserted areas.
  • Keep an eye out for any open businesses or groups of others that you can escape to if necessary.
  • Always remain aware of your surroundings.