Man in City Heights sex assault sought
Last Updated: 54 days ago
SAN DIEGO - Authorities asked the public Wednesday for help in identifying a man who surprised a City Heights resident in her home and sexually assaulted her.
The assailant, who appeared to be in his mid-20s to mid-30s, entered the woman's residence in the 4000 block of 48th Street through an unlocked door about 5:30 p.m. Monday, forced her into a bedroom and attacked her, according to San Diego police.
The intruder fled immediately following the assault, sex crimes Lt. Chuck Kaye said.
The victim described the man as about 5 feet 9 inches tall, with a light complexion, graying black hair combed toward the back of his head, and facial hair on his chin and on the sides of his upper lip, but not directly beneath his nose. He was wearing jeans, brown work boots and a worn, dirty T-shirt. The victim, who is in her 20s, told police the man did not smell clean and reeked of alcohol, 10News learned
Denise Sayles lives next door to the building where the incident took place.
"It doesn't really matter what time the crime has been committed, there's crazy people all over and crazy people do crazy things at any given time so you do have to be careful," said Sayles.
Sayles said she will be on the lookout for the suspect.
"I will be locking my doors," she said.
The SDPD's Sex Crimes Unit is investigating the incident.
Anyone with information related to this Incident is encouraged to call the Sex Crimes Unit at 619 531-2210 or Crime Stoppers at 888 580-8477.
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