Man attacks, gropes woman near I-805 in Mount Hope

Posted at 4:57 AM, Sep 29, 2016
and last updated 2016-09-29 11:51:19-04
SAN DIEGO – Police are searching for a man who reportedly sexually battered a woman while she was walking in Mount Hope early Thursday morning. 
At about 2:25 a.m., a woman was walking in the area of 43rd Street and Market Street when a man reportedly approached her from the Interstate 805 northbound offramp. According to San Diego police, he grabbed her and attempted to take off her skirt. She fought him off and the suspect ran back down toward the offramp. 
The suspect was described as 
San Diego police responded and shut down eastbound Market Street and the I-805 offramp, but were unable to locate the suspect. He was described as Hispanic, in his 30s, 5-foot-5 with a normal build and a mustache. He was wearing a green shirt and dark jeans. 
SDPD Sex Crimes Unit detectives are investigating.