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Sketch of levee assault suspect released

The Sacramento Sheriff’s Department have released a sketch of a man sought in the attack of a woman earlier this month while she was walking on the Sacramento levee near the area of La Riviera Drive and Watt Avenue.

The assault occurred at 2:30 p.m. Nov. 14. The male suspect, described as being in his mid-20s, about 5 feet 10 inches tall and weighting 170 pounds, approached the woman from behind and tackled her.

The woman was able fight off the man, who then fled on foot.

The Sheriff’s Department is urging anyone who has information about the male in the sketch or the attack to call the Sheriff’s Department’s Sexual Abuse Bureau at (916) 874-5070.