Suspect Tries to Sexually Assault Woman in Mission Valley

Police said the attempted assault happened on Camino de la Reina as the victim got into her car

By Monica Garske
|  Friday, Jun 22, 2012  |  Updated 9:51 PM PDT
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Man Tries to Sexually Assault Woman in Mission Valley

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An unknown suspect allegedly tried to sexually assault a woman in Mission Valley Friday morning, according to police.

Police said the incident happened around 11:40 a.m. while a woman was walking to her car in a parking lot in the 1600 block of Camino de la Reina.

As the victim got into her car, police said a man approached her from behind and tried to sexually assault her.

When another car approached the scene, the suspect fled north on foot toward the nearby Trolley station.

Police said the suspect is described as a black male in his mid-20s. He’s 5-feet-10-inches tall to 5-feet-11-inches tall, weighs 200-pounds and was wearing a black and red jacket with a hood and
black pants at the time of the alleged attempted assault.

Witnesses or anyone with information should contact the San Diego Police Department Sex Crimes Unit at (619) 531-2210.

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