Suspect Grabs Woman on Street, Tries to Pull Pants Off

By Monica Garske
|  Wednesday, Sep 11, 2013  |  Updated 8:12 PM PDT
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Suspect Grabs Woman on Street, Tries to Pull Pants Off

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Officials are searching for a man who allegedly grabbed a woman on the street Wednesday and tried to pull her pants off.

According to police, the incident happened around 4:20 a.m. in the 1100 block of 4th avenue near downtown San Diego.

Officials say the woman was walking down the street when the suspect allegedly grabbed her from behind and attempted to pull off her pants.

The victim screamed and the unknown man fled the scene, running northbound on 4th Avenue. The woman was not injured.

Officials describe the suspect as a Hispanic male in his mid to late 30s, approximately 5-foot-10 and 180 to 200 pounds. He had dark hair with gray spots and was wearing a dirty, sleeveless, off-white sweatshirt, tan cargo pants or shorts and flip-flops.

The assault remains under investigation. Anyone with information should contact Crime Stoppers at (888) 580-8477 or the SDPD Sex Crimes Unit at (619) 531-2210.

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