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Attempted Sexual Assault

Monday, December 13, 2004 10:00 AM

For Immediate Release:

The Sutter County Sheriff’s Department is investigating an attempted sexual assault that occurred on Saturday (12-11-04) evening. The incident occurred at approximately 6:30 PM, in the area of the bicycle path that crosses the Gilsizer Slough between South Barrett Road and Glenwood Drive, in South Yuba City.

The young adult female victim who is a Yuba City resident was searching for her dog in the above listed area when she was grabbed from behind by a white male assailant, described as being in his 20’s, approximately 5’-10”, medium build, dark medium length hair, and described as being clean shaven. The suspect was wearing a dark-colored long sleeve shirt and dark pants.

The victim managed to fight off her attacker and ran to a friend’s residence nearby where the sheriff’s department was notified. A search of the area by law enforcement personnel did not locate the suspect.

Because the investigation is ongoing, no further information about the case will be released. Anyone with information concerning this case is asked to immediately contact the Sutter County Sheriff’s Department at (530) 822-7307.

Contact Person:

Jim Denney, Sheriff-Coroner, (530) 822-7312

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