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Ventura County Sheriff's Office
Thursday March 5th, 2020 :: 09:46 p.m. PST


Oak Park - Teen Attacked by Unknown Man While Walking on a Trail

Nature of Incident: Teen Attacked by Unknown Man While Walking on a Trail
Report Number: 20-36146
Location: Sunnycrest Drive @ Trefoil Avenue, Oak Park, California
Date & Time: March 5, 2020 / 4:00 pm
Unit(s) Responsible: East County Sexual Assault Unit


On March 5, 2020 at approximately 4:00 pm, a 16-year-old girl was walking in open space in the area of Sunnycrest Drive and Trefoil Avenue, when she was physically attacked by an unidentified man. The man grabbed the girl, but she was able to break free and get away from the suspect.
The victim was only able to provide a limited description of the man, because he was wearing all dark clothing and was covered from head to toe. He left the area in a white sport utility vehicle with no license plates.
The victim was unharmed and immediately reported the incident to sheriff’s deputies. Detectives are actively investigating the case and are trying to determine the identity of the attacker. Anyone who was in the area at the time or has information that would be helpful in this case is asked to contact Detective Megan Yates at (805)371-8397.
Ventura County Crime Stoppers will pay up to $1,000 reward for information, which leads to the arrest and criminal complaint against the person(s) responsible for this crime.  The caller may remain anonymous.  The call is not recorded.  Call Crime Stoppers at 800-222-TIPS (8477).
Prepared by:                             Captain Eric Buschow
News Release Date:                 March 5, 2020  
Media Follow-Up Contact:  
Captain Eric Buschow (805)947-8129
[email protected]
Approved by:
Booking Photo Release:
Commander John Reilly
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