San Jose police seek help in locating sexual assault suspect – NBC Bay Area
San Jose police are asking for the public’s help in locating a suspect in an April 13 sexual assault near the city’s Yerba Buena neighborhood.
At approximately 12:10 p.m. that day, officers responded to a sexual assault incident report in the Summerside Drive area, police said. A man approached a woman and struck up a conversation, but the woman told the suspect she was not interested.
The suspect then sexually assaulted her, but the woman managed to push him away and scream for help, police said. The suspect was last seen running east on Summerside Drive towards McLaughlin Avenue.
The suspect was described as a male between the ages of 16 and 22, wearing a black hoodie, dark jeans and a black neck warmer-style face mask. He is about 5ft 6in tall, has brown eyes and brown hair cut in a style similar to a buzz cut, police said.
The SJPD released a sketch of the suspect.
The age and identity of the victim have not been released.
Anyone with information about the case or similar incidents involving the suspect should contact Detective Barajas of the Sexual Assault Unit at 408-277-4102. Anonymous tips can be left using the P3TIPS mobile app, by calling the whistleblower line at 408-947-STOP or at www.svcrimestoppers.org.