Oakland man accused of punching conservative on UC Berkeley campus facing felony charges

BERKELEY, Calif. (KGO) -- A man from Oakland who's accused of attacking a conservative activist on the campus of UC Berkeley now faces charges.

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Zachary Greenberg was arrested Friday.

On Tuesday, the Alameda County District Attorney's Office charged him with three felonies. Police say he punched Hayden Williams in February. Neither man is a Cal student.

Williams was on campus recruiting members for the conservative group Turning Point USA, when he says Greenberg attacked him unprovoked. Video of the incident went viral.

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Greenberg is set to be arraigned Wednesday. He faces felony charges of assault, battery and criminal threats, as well as a misdemeanor count of vandalism.
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