Sexual Assault Suspect At Large In San Francisco, Police Warn

SAN FRANCISCO, CA — Investigators are seeking the public’s help in suspect involved in a sexual assault case in the Cayuga Terrace neighborhood, the San Francisco Police Department announced on Friday.

On June 12 at 6:23 a.m., 20-year-old woman said she was walking near Bannock Street and Seneca Avenue when a man bumped into her. She was then assaulted from behind by the man on the 1200 block of Cayuga Street, according to police records.

The woman said the suspect forced her to the ground, restricted her breathing and sexually assaulted her. She was able to fight off the man, and he fled the scene on foot northbound on Cayuga Avenue, said police.

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The suspect is described to be a 5-foot man last wearing a red sweatshirt, dark pants and dark shoes. His fingers or hands may have injuries from the victim.

Anyone with more information is urged to contact Sergeant Esther Gonzalez from the Special Victims Unit at esther.gonzalez@sfgov.org or 415-734-3003.

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By Olivia Wynkoop, Bay City News Foundation, Copyright © 2022 Bay City News, Inc.

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