Police are searching for a man who tried to sexually assault at woman at knife point in Little Italy. It happened around 4:30a.m. Sunday in the 1700 India Street. Police say a man walked into Caffe Italia while a woman who worked there was in the back room. The man is accused of pushing the woman and then tried to sexually assault her while holding a knife. The woman was able to fight the man and run out of the business.
The suspect took the woman's keys, and stole her car, driving north on India Street. The suspect is described as a white male with a medium complexion, between 25 to 30-years-old, 5’-5”, with a thin build, weighing about 130 lbs., with dark curly hair and unshaven. He was wearing a white baseball cap with black stripes and stars resembling an American flag, a black short sleeve t-shirt, and tan shorts with dark high top tennis shoes with a white trim.
The woman's car is a tan, 1998, GMC Jimmy with license plate CA7VOY594.
Police are continuing to search for evidence and talk to witnesses. Anyone with information on the identity or location of the suspect is asked to call the SDPD’s Sex Crimes Unit at (619) 531-2210 or the Crime Stoppers anonymous tip line at (888) 580-8477.
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