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Police investigate report of sexual battery near Rocklin park

Rocklin police seek help in identifying a man who reportedly accosted a girl near a city park Thursday night.

Officers received a report about 9 p.m. of a sexual battery that had occurred near Twin Oaks Park. During the investigation, the juvenile victim wold officers that a man she did not know approached her from behind and touched her inappropriately, according to a Police Department news release. The victim resisted the man and was able to from the area.

The man, whose race is not known, was reported to be in his early 20s, about 5 feet 7 inches tall and weighing about 130 pounds.

Police ask anyone with information regarding this case or similar cases to call the department at 916-625-5400 and refer to case 16-84-15.

Cathy Locke: 916-321-5287, @lockecathy