Oakland police searches for attempted rape suspect

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Oakland Police detectives are seeking public help in searching for the suspect in an attempted rape over the weekend. 

On August 28, at 9:30 a.m., officers responded to reports of an attack on the 2900 block of Parker Avenue. They found the victim, who said her attacker tackled her and tried to sexually assault her. 

“The victim screamed for help and this caused the individual to run away with the victim’s cell phone,” Oakland police wrote in a statement.    

According to police, the attack was completely random. 

Officers described the attacker as a Black male in his 30s, 5’10” tall. He was last seen wearing a blue beanie, a red jacket, dark pants, and red shoes.                                     

If anyone recognizes the suspect or knows anything about this case, officers request that they contact the OPD Special Victims Unit at (510) 238-3641 or the TIP LINE at (510) 238-7950.