Berkeley police officer observes suspicious circumstance Wednesday evening on College Avenue

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An off-duty Berkeley police officer observed a suspicious circumstance Wednesday evening while driving on College Avenue, according to a UCPD Nixle alert.

The alert stated that the officer heard a female scream about 6:50 p.m. The female was reportedly followed by a male. The male — described in the alert as being in his mid-20s — fled southbound on College Avenue and down Parker Street.

Berkeley Police Department is investigating the incident to determine if a crime occurred, according to the alert. BPD is asking anyone with information about the incident or suspect to call 510-981-5900.

Check back for updates.

Harini Shyamsundar is an assistant news editor. Contact her at [email protected] and follow her on Twitter at @hshyamsundar.

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