LOS GATOS (CBS SF) — A manhunt was underway in Los Gatos after a suspect sexually and physically assaulted a juvenile walking down the street in a residential area.
It happened on October 18 at around 4 p.m., on Benedict Lane near Chirco Drive.READ MORE: Elderly Asian Woman Stabbing Attack Triggers Blame Game Between San Francisco DA, Police Officers Assn
According to police, the adult male suspect approached the victim from behind, and fled the area after the assault in a tan, early 2000’s, Mercedes Sprinter Van.READ MORE: 1 Taken To Hospital, 2 Vehicles Damaged In Vegetation Fire Along Highway 101 In San Jose
The suspect was described 25 to 35 years old, stood 5’8″ to 5’10” tall, and had with reddish hair pulled into a “bun” and a reddish colored beard. He was wearing a black t-shirt shorts and hiking shoes.MORE NEWS: Snakes by the Planes: Endangered San Francisco Species Found Thriving in Wetlands at SFO
Anyone with information should contact the Los Gatos-Monte Sereno Police Department at (408) 354-8600.