Tucson PD asking for help identifying suspect in sexual assault - Tucson News Now

Tucson PD asking for help identifying suspect in sexual assault

Suspect in surveillance video, near where victim was approached. (Source: Tucson Police Department) Suspect in surveillance video, near where victim was approached. (Source: Tucson Police Department)
Suspect in surveillance video, near where victim was approached. (Source: Tucson Police Department) Suspect in surveillance video, near where victim was approached. (Source: Tucson Police Department)
TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

The Tucson Police Department is asking for the public's help in identifying a suspect in a sexual assault, kidnapping case.

The suspect is described as a Hispanic or Native American man, possibly 30 years old, 5'5" tall with a thin build, black hair and brown eyes.  Last seen wearing a white tank top, black jacket and blue jeans. 

According to a TPD release, the incident happened just after 2 a.m. Friday, March 10. A female in her late teens was walking through a parking lot in the 900 block of East Speedway Boulevard, when she was approached by an unknown man.  

The suspect brandished a large knife after he grabbed the victim, and threatened to harm her if she did not do as he told her, according to the release. She was then forced to walk with the suspect west on Speedway and then north on Euclid.  

She was sexually assaulted several times during the walk, according to the TPD release. The suspect eventually released her and fled the area.   

The suspect was seen on surveillance video that TPD officers obtained from a restaurant parking lot near where the victim was approached.  

Anyone with information about the suspect is asked to call 88-CRIME, they can remain anonymous. 

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