On Aug. 23, just after midnight, a group of four males beat up a Larkspur man. The perpetrators took his watch and wallet. The suspects have not been identified.
Sex with a minor
At 3 a.m. on Aug. 21, police squad cars making rounds in Aquatic Park discovered a minor and an adult having sex in a car.
Assault with a deadly paintball
On Aug. 20, at 12:42 p.m., a 56-year-old Berkeley woman was walking down the 1800 block of University Avenue when a dark car, heading westbound, shot a paintball gun at her. The suspects have not been identified, and the victim is reported to be in good condition.
Red car on fire
The Berkeley Fire Department reported that a red car was set on fire at 1287 University Ave. across from the Shell gas station after midnight on Aug. 20. No suspects have been identified.
Sexual assault reported
A woman called in at 5 a.m. on Aug. 19 to report that she had been sexually assaulted by a male acquaintance two hours prior, reported Ed Galvan, Berkeley police spokesperson.
Another paintball conflict
A Berkeley male in a Blazer or an Explorer was driving eastbound on University Avenue at California Street just after 4 p.m. on Aug. 16 when he shot a paintball at a Berkeley resident. The next day the victim came to the police station to file a report.
Almost near midnight on Aug. 14, a grandmother called in to report that her grandchild’s father threatened to kidnap the child, of whom he did not have custody. The father did not follow through on his threat.
A homeless man reportedly threatened another man with a piece of pipe and a knife at around 4:50 p.m. on Aug. 11. Nobody was hurt and the suspect has not been identified.