City of Sacramento Police Department

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

(916) 808-0800
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MEDIA ADVISORY/PRESS RELEASE

For Immediate Release No. 20110804-131
Thursday, August 04, 2011

Police Investigate Attempt Sexual Assault

The Sacramento Police Department is investigating the attempt sexual assault of a victim in her 80's.

On August 4, 2011, at approximately 2:10 p.m., the victim was entering her apartment, located at 5th and I Street, when she was approached from behind.  The suspect forced his way into the apartment and attempted to sexually assault her. The suspect fled prior to completing the sexual assault allowing the victim to call for help. 

The suspect is described as a male Black, 40's, 6'0, braided hair, white t-shirt and blue jeans.

The Sacramento Police Department urges anyone with information pertaining to this crime 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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