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Suspect Sketch Released Following Sex Assault On Santa Clara Street

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Sketch of suspect in Santa Clara sexual assault. (Santa Clara Police Dept.)

Sketch of suspect in Santa Clara sexual assault. (Santa Clara Police Dept.)

SANTA CLARA (CBS SF) – Police have released a sketch of a man who sexually assaulted a female walking in Santa Clara early Wednesday morning in Santa Clara.

The assault was reported around 12:10 a.m. in the area of Franklin and Sherman streets, police said.

An investigation revealed that the female was walking south on Franklin Street near Sherman Street when a man approached and sexually assaulted her, according to police. He then fled the area.

The suspect is described as a white man with a light tan, standing between 6 feet and 6 feet 2 inches tall and weighing 200 pounds with an athletic build. He was clean-shaven with light brown hazel eyes, a narrow pointed nose, and was wearing his dirty blond hair in a “faux-hawk.”

He was last seen wearing a white T-shirt and blue jeans, police said.

Anyone with information about the incident or who recognizes the person in the sketch is asked to call Santa Clara police Detective Sgt. Todd Cummins at (408) 615-4815.

(Copyright 2013 by CBS San Francisco and Bay City News Service. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.)

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