San Francisco police seek public help in locating sexual assault suspect

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The San Francisco Police Department seeks public help locating a sexual assault suspect in a Friday press release. The authorities first responded to a sexual assault incident on June 12 at 6:23 a.m. on Geneva Avenue and San Jose Avenue. 

Police describe the suspect as approximately 5 feet tall and male. He was last seen wearing a red hooded sweatshirt, dark pants, and dark shoes with a white stripe and white shoelaces, heading northbound on Cayuga Avenue. 

The incident happened near Bannock Street and Seneca Avenue, where the suspect encountered the 20-year-old female victim. 

The suspect is approximately 5 feet tall and was last seen wearing a red hooded sweatshirt, dark pants and dark shoes with a white stripe and white shoelaces (San Francisco Police Department).

The victim was walking towards 1200 Cayuga Avenue when she was assaulted from behind by the suspect by restricting her breathing and covering her mouth. She was then forced to the ground and sexually assaulted. 

The victim fought off the suspect, who ran away from the scene. Authorities said the suspect might have injuries to his fingers or hands from the victim’s struggle. 

Anyone with information about the suspect’s location can contact Sergeant Esther Gonzalez with the Special Victims Unit at esther.gonzalez@sfgov.org or 415-734-3003. 

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