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Elderly Woman Attacked in Berkeley, Police Release Video

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UPDATE: Suspect Carol Freeman was arrested after a tip to police.

Police are asking for the public’s help in identifying and locating a suspect involved in a felony assault and elder abuse case in Berkeley last month. The 85-year-old victim, an Oakland native, was walking with a family member on Shattuck Avenue near Allston way at 9:31 p.m. on Sept. 23 when she was violently pushed to the ground by the suspect without provocation, according to Berkeley police. (continued below video)

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The shove caused serious injury to the victim and required treatment at a hospital, police said. The suspect is described as a black woman in her 50s with short hair who is 5 feet 6 inches tall, has a medium build, was wearing a long gray coat and dark green baggy pants and was pushing a small shopping cart.

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