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Police Seeking Man Accused of Yelling Slurs, Spitting on Two UC Berkeley Students

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    Police Seeking Man Accused of Yelling Slurs, Spitting on Two UC Berkeley Students
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    Two University of California, Berkeley students reported being called racial and homophobic slurs before being spat on by a suspect Tuesday evening, according to campus police.

    The alleged incident occurred around 6:40 p.m. as the two students, a man and a woman, were watching election coverage at Upper Sproul Plaza, UC Berkeley police said.

    A man then approached the pair and yelled slurs at them. The suspect then spat on the victims, according to police.

    The suspect was described as a man in his 50s with a heavy build. The suspect had short gray hair, a ruddy complexion and was wearing a red plaid shirt, a gray hoodie, blue jeans and sneakers, police said.

    Anyone with information about the suspect is asked to contact campus police at (510) 642-0472 or (510) 642-6760.

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