SAN MATEO (CBS SF) – Police released new details in the case of a violent sexual assault involving a woman in her 60s, in hopes it will lead to the suspect’s arrest.
The attack happened Wednesday night around 10:40 p.m., in the area of 9th Avenue and S. El Camino Real. The victim was beaten and sexually assaulted.READ MORE: COVID: California Allows For Some Fans At Ballparks, Limited Capacity At Amusement Parks April 1
Police describe the attacker as a White or Hispanic homeless male in his late teens, or early 20s, with curly hair, light skin and average weight and built.READ MORE: UPDATE: Police Arrest Suspect After Knife-Wielding Man Flees 2-Alarm Apartment Fire In San Francisco's Castro
Investigators have found items that fit the description of the suspect on the night of the attack – a bicycle with duct tape on the seat, black pants and a red lifeguard sweatshirt.
Police said the suspect is no longer wearing the clothes in the original description, but he may be carrying a backpack or satchel.MORE NEWS: Third Stimulus Check: Will Your Next Relief Payment Be $1,400?
In addition to releasing a photo of the red sweatshirt, police have learned the suspect visited several businesses in San Mateo and are asking them to check their surveillance camera footage.