Police Searching for Sexual Assault Suspect at Berkeley Marina

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Police are continuing to search for a man who sexually assaulted a child in a restroom at the Berkeley Marina this afternoon, police said.

The assault was reported at 1:37 p.m. when a caller told police that a man had sexually assaulted the child in a public restroom.

Police contained the marina and checked all cars leaving the area for the suspect from posts on University Avenue and Marina Boulevard.

Meanwhile, East Bay Regional Parks police searched the area from a helicopter while Berkeley police searched on foot, motorcycles, bicycles, dirt bikes and in patrol cars with assistance from the parks police and the Department of Fish and Game.

As of tonight the suspect had not been found and police are continuing their search, according to Berkeley police.


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