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Modesto Police Department News Release

For Immediate Release

Contact: Steven Stanfield, Sergeant, 209-495-2067
Release Date: Monday, June 9, 2014, 1:40:00 PM

Modesto, CA- Teen Sexually Assaulted While Jogging

City of Modesto
Police Department
Office of the Chief of Police
Monday June 9th 2014
Author: Sergeant Steven Stanfield
(209) 495-2067
Modesto, CA- Teen Sexually Assaulted While Jogging
Modesto Police are looking for a man accused of kidnapping and sexually assaulting a teenaged girl early Friday morning. The girl, who is of high school age, was jogging west on Morris Avenue, just west of McHenry Avenue, when she was approached by a man with a handgun. He pointed the gun at her and forced her into a vehicle parked nearby. The suspect then drove for several minutes to a location within the city.  The man, a stranger to the victim, sexually assaulted her before dropping her off near Enslen Park.
The victim walked home from there and called police. She was taken to a hospital and treated for her injuries. The suspect is described as Latino, possibly in his 20s, about 6 feet tall, 140 pounds, with hazel eyes and a 4- to 5-inch black tattoo on his upper left arm. He was driving a black two-door Acura with chrome rims. If you know the identity of the suspect or have any information regarding this crime, please call Detective Anderson at 209-342-9173 or Sergeant Kimes at 209-342-6143.
Or you may contact Modesto Area Crimestoppers at 521-4636 or text a tip to “274637” include the word TIP704 in your tip.