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Transphobic hate crime reported at People's Park

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Deputy News Editor

AUGUST 21, 2022

Content warning: transphobic violence

Update 8/22/22: This article has been updated with information from UCPD spokesperson Lt. Sabrina Reich.

UCPD is investigating an alleged transphobic hate crime committed at People’s Park on Sunday morning, according to a UC Berkeley WarnMe notification.

The suspects allegedly physically assaulted the victim and attempted to light the victim’s tent on fire while the victim was still inside, according to UCPD spokesperson Lt. Sabrina Reich. The victim is being treated for injuries at a local hospital, the WarnMe notification reads.

Reich noted that UCPD arrested one of three suspects on suspicion of assault, but two suspects remain at large.

Check back for updates.

Riley Cooke is a deputy news editor. Contact her at [email protected], and follow her on Twitter at @rrileycooke.
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AUGUST 22, 2022


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