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Citrus Heights police seek information in alleged date rape case

Jason Cassetta
Jason Cassetta Booking photo, Citrus Heights Police Department

Citrus Heights police are seeking additional information in the case of a man arrested earlier this month after he allegedly sexually assaulted a woman he met via an online dating site.

Jason Cassetta, 44, was arrested Sept. 3 following an investigation by Citrus Heights detectives. The investigation involved a woman who was allegedly drugged and sexually assaulted by Cassetta after meeting him via the online dating site, according to a Police Department news release. Cassetta was booked into Sacramento County Jail. Online jail records show he was released Monday.

Detectives believe there may be additional victims of sexual or attempted sexual assault who have not come forward, police officials said. They ask anyone who may have been a victim of a sexual assault or who has information regarding a sexual assault involving Cassetta to call Detective Michael Dutch at 916-727-5500.

Cathy Locke: 916-321-5287, @lockecathy