Sheriff asks for help finding assault suspect - Tucson News Now

Sheriff asks for help finding assault suspect

The suspect was wearing a white shirt and red ball cap and was driving a late model Dodge car. (Source: Pima County Sheriff's Department) The suspect was wearing a white shirt and red ball cap and was driving a late model Dodge car. (Source: Pima County Sheriff's Department)
TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

Pima County Sheriff's Department investigators are asking for the public's help in identifying a man who allegedly assaulted an elderly woman last week.

The incident happened at about 1:45 p.m. on Oct. 12 at the Tanque Verde Swap Meet, 4100 South Palo Verde Road.

The suspect is described as Hispanic. He was wearing a white shirt and red ball cap and was driving a late model Dodge car.

According to a news release, the 74-year-old victim told deputies the suspect allegedly slapped her and spit on her. The confrontation began when she got out of her car because he was yelling at her, the release said. His car had been blocking hers in a parking space and after waiting a few minutes, she honked her horn at him, the release said.

The victim retreated to her car after the assault and the suspect allegedly kicked her fender and tried to open her door, the release said. She reported the incident to swap meet employees at the vendor entrance.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to call 911 or 88-CRIME.

Copyright 2013 Tucson News Now All rights reserved.

 

  • Trending StoriesTrending StoriesMore>>

  • breaking

    Teacher accused of bringing students home for sex

    Teacher accused of bringing students home for sex

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 4:24 PM EDT2017-09-20 20:24:41 GMT
    Wednesday, September 20 2017 5:20 PM EDT2017-09-20 21:20:20 GMT
    Jessie Lorene Goline (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office)Jessie Lorene Goline (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office)

    Arkansas State Police say a former Marked Tree teacher brought several students to her home in Jonesboro for sex, including two in the same night.

    Arkansas State Police say a former Marked Tree teacher brought several students to her home in Jonesboro for sex, including two in the same night.

  • Woman found dead after 2 days in bathroom stall

    Woman found dead after 2 days in bathroom stall

    Thursday, September 21 2017 7:00 AM EDT2017-09-21 11:00:02 GMT
    Thursday, September 21 2017 7:00 AM EDT2017-09-21 11:00:02 GMT

    The health club says its employees are told to respect the privacy of people in bathroom stalls, which may have led to the woman being overlooked.

    The health club says its employees are told to respect the privacy of people in bathroom stalls, which may have led to the woman being overlooked.

  • Girl still buried in ruins of Mexico school, anxiety grows

    Girl still buried in ruins of Mexico school, anxiety grows

    Thursday, September 21 2017 2:05 AM EDT2017-09-21 06:05:54 GMT
    Thursday, September 21 2017 3:06 PM EDT2017-09-21 19:06:21 GMT

    A delicate effort to reach a young girl buried in the rubble of her school stretched into a daylong vigil, much of it broadcast across Mexico as rescue workers still struggled in rain and darkness early Thursday trying to reach her.

    A delicate effort to reach a young girl buried in the rubble of her school stretched into a daylong vigil, much of it broadcast across Mexico as rescue workers still struggled in rain and darkness early Thursday trying to reach her.

Powered by Frankly