Berkeley Police Department officers are investigating an aggravated assault that occurred Thursday when a man was cut in the hand by an unknown suspect on the 2200 block of Bancroft Way.
The altercation, which took place at 11:36 p.m., had begun when the victim of the stabbing was approached by the suspect while lying “in the driveway of a business,” according to BPD spokesperson Byron White. After a brief conversation, the suspect allegedly moved to stab the man. When the victim attempted to defend himself, his hands were cut by the attacker. He later received medical attention.
Following the incident, the suspect soon left the scene. According to a UC Berkeley WarnMe alert, the attacker was an adult male wearing all-black clothing; he was noted as having left the area on a bike.
The case is currently under investigation.
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