Authorities are seeking the public’s help to identify and find an a heavy-set man with a “beer belly” wanted for a sexual assault about 8:30 a.m. Wednesday in Fallbrook.

Sketch of unidentified attacker
wanted for a sexual assault in Fallbrook. Image from San Diego County Sheriff’s Department

Sheriff’s detectives say a woman with her 2‐year‐old child in a stroller was jogging along a path in the vicinity of Lake Shore Park.

An unidentified man with a knife jumped out from behind some bushes, grabbed her and sexually assaulted her, authorities said.

After the assault, the man fled on foot in an unknown direction.

The attacker is described as a Caucasian, possibly Hispanic, male in his mid-30s to 40 years old. He is between 6 feet 1 and 6-2 with a tanned complexion. He had dark brown or black close‐cropped hair with a
mustache and neatly trimmed full beard. The beard was cut high on the neck.

He was last seen wearing a black short sleeved T‐shirt with holes and black “work pants,” sheriff’s officials said.

Anyone with information on the identity or location of the suspect should call the San Diego County Sheriff’s Department at (858) 565‐5200 or the Crime Stoppers anonymous tip line at (888) 580‐8477.

Crime Stoppers is offering up to a $1,000 reward to anyone with information that leads to an arrest in this case.

Anonymous email and text messages can be sent to sdcrimestoppers.com.

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