Berkeley Police Link 19 Sexual Assaults

Students plan to hold a rally to raise awareness of attacks.

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Police in Berkeley, Calif., have reported two more sexual assaults of college-age women on or around the UC-Berkeley campus, bringing the total number of assaults linked to one suspect to 19, the Daily Californian reports.

Police have stepped up patrols in the area and have focused on publicizing preventative measures for personal safety. In response, student groups planned a rally for today and encouraged participants to wear skirts in support of the women who were assaulted, many of whom were wearing skirts when they were attacked.