SAN JOSE (CBS SF) — A 20-year-old San Jose man has been arrested in connection to a sexual assault of a Santa Clara University student in February, authorities announced Friday.
Santa Clara police spokesman Lt. Dan Moreno said Brendan Newanforbi has been booked into the Santa Clara County Main Jail on charges of assault with intent to commit rape and kidnapping.READ MORE: Piedmont Police Seek 5 Juvenile Suspects In Carjacking
Investigators said the assault took place at 8:09 a.m. on Feb. 26th as the victim walked on the sidewalk near Lafayette Way and Poplar Street. The area is two blocks from Santa Clara UniversityREAD MORE: China Crackdown On Apple Store Targets Audible, Apps For Bible, Quran
The victim was able to fight back and the suspect was last seen running northbound on Lafayette Way.MORE NEWS: Magnitude 3.4 Earthquake Centered North of Cloverdale Rattles Sonoma County
Anyone with information on the assault is asked to call Detective Roy Gutierrez (408) 615-4820.