SFPD Releases Sketch of Suspect in Jan. 6th Attempted Rape

Following last week's widely-circulated story about an attempted rape on 23rd and Guerrero, there was a lot of concern that there was no official police sketch of the suspect for people to look out for.  Fortunately, SFPD just released that sketch.  Via Facebook:

On Jan 6, 2013 at approximately 2:40 in the morning, the victim, a 31-year-old San Francisco woman, was walking westbound on 23rd Street toward Church Street. The victim noticed the suspect walking toward her eastbound on 23rd a half block away. As the suspect got closer, she became aware that he was staring at her.

The victim tried to avoid the suspect but he lunged at her, grabbing her by the head and throwing her to the pavement. The suspect then straddled her and slammed her head onto the concrete. In the struggle, the victim was able to free herself and screamed for help. A person in the neighborhood heard the screaming, looked out the door and yelled at the suspect to leave the victim alone. The suspect then ran eastbound on 23rd toward Valencia Street.

The suspect is described as an Asian or Hispanic male, 25 years of age, 5’10”, 160lbs, with a buzz haircut and slight beard growth. He was wearing a dark hooded shirt and dark pants…

Anyone with any information is urged to contact San Francisco Police anonymously at (415) 575-4444, or text a tip to TIP411 with SFPD typed in at the beginning of the message.

Comments (11)

Good luck to the 20% of the mission that “fits” that description!!!

20% of the mission is Asian? I thought 99% of the mission was white and holding a macbook pro?

Is that what you think an “Asian” person looks like?

Did you even read the description that you’re referring to?

Her original description on Mission Local only had Asian. There was no “Asian or Hispanic”.

on second thought, you’re right, Asian guys aren’t exactly in a hurry to expose them selves in public.

Getting close.

A dickscription will settle the Hispanic or Asian conundrum.

“Suspect.” I could imagine no better adjective.

Guys, guys.. Does no one remember the movie Born in East LA?

Jimmy: Now these other ones here, these are OTMs. Other than Mexicans. They’re Chinese Indians.

He looks Hawaiian to me.