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Oakland Police Department CA
Wednesday October 21st, 2015 :: 10:07 a.m. PDT

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Public Safety Advisory - Sexual Assault Occurred at 2am on Oct 15 in the 1200 block of 82nd Avenue

Oakland, CA — The Oakland Police Department would like to make the public aware of a sexual assault that occurred on October 15, 2015.

On October 15, 2015, at about 2:00 AM, a female victim reported that while she was walking in the 1200 block of 82nd Avenue, she was approached from behind by a stranger who pulled her to the ground. The suspect physically and sexually assaulted her and then fled the scene on foot.
The suspect is described as an African American male, 20-29 years of age, 5’10”, 200 pounds, dark complexion, dark hair, with a mustache and beard. He was last seen wearing a T-Shirt and jeans.

Investigators are working with the victim regarding a possible sketch.
Crime Stoppers of Oakland is offering a reward of up to $5,000 for information leading to an arrest in this case.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Youth and Family Service Division at (510) 238-3641 or the Tip Line at (510) 637-0298.

AS A SAFETY REMINDER:

•Always be aware of your surroundings. Don’t be distracted by cell phones and electronic devices;
•Stay in well-lit and populated areas;
•Be especially alert when entering and exiting your vehicle;
•Remember to lock your car door after entering your vehicle; and
•If someone or something looks suspicious, call the police.

Nixle Tip Watch allows ANONYMOUS tipsters to send OPD a tip three ways:

1.Text TIP OAKLANDPD to 888777 from your cell phone followed by your tip
2.Call our toll-free tip hotline at 855-TIPS-247 (855-847-7247)
3.Submit a tip by web form - see the option at the bottom of OPD's Nixle messages or visit http://nixle.us/tip/oakland-police-department-ca/ to complete and send.

Address/Location
Oakland Police Department CA
455 7th St
Oakland, CA 94607

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 510-777-3333

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