Rancho Cordova police ask the public’s help in identifying a man believed to have been involved in an attempted sexual assault.
The incident occurred Feb. 3 in the area of Mills Park Drive and Silverwood Way in Rancho Cordova.
At 10:50 a.m., a woman was walking to her gym when she was approached by a man she did not know. The man pulled her to the ground and attacked her.
The woman was able to fight off the man and flee.
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The suspect is described as 19 to 22 years old, 5 feet 11 inches tall and weighing approximately 200 pounds. At the time of the attack, he was wearing a black hooded sweatshirt, black shirt, gray sweat pants and bright red and orange tennis shoes. He also was carrying a black backpack.
Detectives have released a composite sketch of the suspect and ask anyone with information about the man’s identity or the attack to call the Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department’s sexual assault bureau at (916) 874-5115. Tip information also may be submitted anonymously at www.sacsheriff.com by entering the key work “SSD,” or by calling (916) 874-8477.