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. 20110512-079
Thursday, May 12, 2011

Police Search For Sexual Assault Suspect

The Sacramento Police Department is looking for a man, wanted for raping a woman in a public restroom.

On Wednesday, May 11, 2011, at 8:10 p.m., officers responded to Garden Highway and Truxel Road on a rape that had just occurred. The victim was attending a company barbeque and had walked to the restroom. Once inside, the suspect attacked the victim and raped her. The suspect was described as a male, wearing dark pants and dark shoes.

Police are hoping someone may have seen something in the area at the time of the crime and will come forward with information. It is important to remember when going to public facilities, always be aware of your surroundings and when possible avoid going alone.

The Sacramento Police Department urges anyone with information pertaining to this crime to contact Crime Alert at (916) 443-HELP (4357) 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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