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    Three women reported they were sexually assaulted while attending a concert at the Greek Theater on the UC Berkeley campus Saturday night, university police said Monday. Terry McSweeney reports. (Published Monday, Sept. 12, 2016)

    Three women reported they were sexually assaulted while attending a concert at the Greek Theater on the UC Berkeley campus Saturday night, university police said Monday.

    All three were attending the Mad Decent Block Party, a touring dance concert featuring a lengthy lineup of artists.

    Initially, police had reported two women said they were assaulted. A third victim emerged Monday, UC police said.

    UC Berkeley student Angela Cisarelli had just read the email sent to all students from UC police as she walked past the Greek Theater on Monday evening.

    "I live right here right next to it, but I haven't been to a concert yet," she said. "But it's pretty scary."

    The first victim said she met her attacker as they entered the concert. He is described as a Hispanic male, about 21 years old 5 feet, 7 inches tall, with a medium build and wearing a multicolored tank top, dark shorts and a hat.

    A second victim at the concert said she was waiting in line to use the restroom when a man took her out of line to another location and assaulted her.

    That suspect was described as a white male, about 6 feet tall, with an athletic build, brown hair, blue eyes and wearing a floral shirt and khaki shorts.

    On Monday, a third victim reported being assaulted at the concert. UC police provided no further details on that attack.

    "It's extremely concerning because they may have been preventable," UC Berkeley student Jan Tan said.

    Anyone with information about the assaults has been asked to contact the UC Berkeley police criminal investigations bureau at (510) 642-0472 or (510) 642-6760.

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