San Diego Police College Area
Sketch of sexual assault suspect. Photo credit: Courtesy, San Diego Police Department

San Diego police Saturday asked the public for help identifying and locating a man suspected of sexually assaulting a woman in College West.

The attack occurred about 6 p.m. Thursday near the 4900 block of Yerba Anita Drive, according to San Diego police Lt. Adam T. Sharki.

The suspect attacked the woman, 26, from behind, Sharki said.

“The woman fought back during the sexual assault and her attacker ran away,” he said.

The suspect is described as a 25- to 29-year-old white man, 5 feet, 11 inches to 6 feet tall, 190-200 pounds, with short dark hair, thick eyebrows and a full beard and mustache.

Anyone with information was asked to call the Sex Crimes Unit at 619- 531-2210 or Crime Stoppers at 888-580-8477.

– City News Service

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