Man lights police car on fire on UC Berkeley campus

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By Yosi Yahoudai
Founder and Managing Partner

A man wearing dark clothing allegedly set a police vehicle on fire on the UC Berkeley campus Saturday morning just after 5 a.m., according to a WarnMe alert released by UC Berkeley.

The arson allegedly occurred on Barrows Lane, which begins on the South side of campus at Bancroft Way and runs behind Sproul Hall.

Police said the suspect left the area by traveling eastbound on Bancroft Way, towards Piedmont Avenue.

The incident is still under investigation by the University of California Police Department. The associated case number is #24-01605.

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About the Author
Yosi Yahoudai is a founder and the managing partner of J&Y. His practice is comprised primarily of cases involving automobile and motorcycle accidents, but he also represents people in premises liability lawsuits, including suits alleging dangerous conditions of public property, third-party criminal conduct, and intentional torts. He also has expertise in cases involving product defects, dog bites, elder abuse, and sexual assault. He earned his Bachelor of Arts from the University of California and is admitted to practice in all California State Courts, and the United States District Court for the Southern District of California. If you have any questions about this article, you can contact Yosi by clicking here.