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Date and Time of Release: 17 February 2015

Date and Time of Incident: 16 February 2015

Subject: Sexual Assault

16 February 2015, at approx. 7:56 pm, Officers responded to the area of the 300 block of South Shepherd Street regarding a female subject knocking on doors asking for help. Officers responded and contacted a 19 year old female, who reported she had been attacked and sexually assault by a stranger.

The female reported she was walking on the trail which runs between 250 Greenley Road and Morning Star Court, around 5:30 pm, when a male subject approached her from behind and placed a knife to her throat. The male subject told the victim that if she didn’t do what he told her to do, he would kill her.

The male forced the victim under an overhang of a residence located on Morningstar Drive, where he sexually assaulted her. Following the assault, the suspect left the victim under the overhang and ran towards Morningstar Drive.

The suspect is described as a white male, unknown age, medium/athletic build, dirty blonde facial hair, wearing a gray beanie, blue t-shirt, gloves, and black pants. Anyone having information about this incident is asked to call the Sonora Police Department at 532-8141.