City of Sacramento Police Department

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

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MEDIA ADVISORY/PRESS RELEASE

For Immediate Release No. 20110831-150
Wednesday, August 31, 2011

Composite Sketch of Assault Suspect

The Sacramento Police Department is releasing a composite sketch of a suspect related to an assault.

On Thursday, August 4, at 2:00 p.m., officers responded to the 400 block of I street regarding an assault of an elderly woman in her 80's.  As the victim was entering her home the suspect forced his way in.  The suspect pushed her to the ground and attempted to sexually assault her but fled on foot prior to completing the act.

The suspect was described as a male Black, 35-45 years old, 5'9", medium build, believed to have short hair, but possibly had dreadlocks pulled into a pony tail.

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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