Sexual Assault near Arcade Creek Attempted

On Friday, March 21, 2014, a female in her late 20’s was jogging along the Arcade Creek Trail near Garfield Avenue when she was approached from behind by an unknown male riding a mountain bike.  The male on the bike grabbed the female, pushed her to the ground and attempted to sexually assault her.  The victim was able to fight the male off and he fled the area after the attempt. 

The male suspect is described as a black male in his 20’s with his hair in cornrows.  He was wearing a white t-shirt and blue jeans and was riding a mountain bike with some pink color detail.  (See attached composite sketch drawing)

The Sheriff’s Department is urging anyone who has information about the male in the sketch or the attack to contact Detective Jones with the Sheriff’s Department’s Sexual Abuse Bureau at (916) 874-5070.  Tip information may also be left anonymously at by entering the keyword ‘SSD’, or by calling (916) 874-TIPS (8477).