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. 20120320-037
Tuesday, March 20, 2012

Police Make Arrest in Juvenile Sex Assault

The Sacramento Police Department has arrested a 15-year-old male for sexually assaulting a 7-year-old boy while at a park.

On March 20, 2012 at 5:40 p.m., police were called to the 6200 block of Logan Street regarding the sexual assault of a 7-year-old boy. The victim was near a playground when the assault occurred.  Through the use of surveillance footage, police obtained a detailed suspect description.

During the investigation, an officer familiar with the area located and detained the suspect nearby at his home.  The 15-year-old male suspect was arrested and booked into juvenile hall.  There was no prior relationship between the victim and the suspect.

The Sacramento Police Department urges anyone with information pertaining to this crime to contact the dispatch center at (916) 264-5471 or 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.

 

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