City of Sacramento Police Department

SAMUEL D. SOMERS JR.
Chief of Police
5770 Freeport Blvd., Suite 100
Sacramento, CA  95822-3516

(916) 808-0800
Fax : (916) 808-0818
www.sacpd.org

MEDIA ADVISORY/PRESS RELEASE

For Immediate Release No. 20100224-035
Wednesday, February 24, 2010

Suspects Being Sought in Sexual Assault

The Sacramento Police Department is investigating a sexual assault that occurred last night in the area of Franklin Boulevard near Calvine Road.

On February 23, 2010, at 6:30 p.m., an 18 years-old-female, was walking home on Franklin Boulevard just south of Calvine Road when she was grabbed by a suspect.  The suspect took her to a bike trail that had a large amount of shrubbery.  The victim then noticed a second suspect who began to go through her personal property.  The first suspect sexually assaulted the victim before both ran from the scene, taking the victim's property. 

The suspects are described as being male Blacks in their 20's with one wearing a black hooded sweatshirt. 

The Police Department is urging community members and commuters in the area to be vigilant in reporting suspicious activity.  If possible do not walk alone and always be aware of your surrounding. 

The Sacramento Police Department urges anyone with information pertaining to this crime or this person to contact Crime Alert at (916) 443-HELP or text in a tip to 274637 (CRIMES).  Enter SACTIP followed by the tip information.  Callers can remain anonymous and may be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000.

Sacramento Police Media Relations · (916) 808-0808 · spdpio@pd.cityofsacramento.org

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