Woman raped while walking along Sebastopol street

SEBASTOPOL (KRON) — Sebastopol police said a woman was raped while walking along a street Sunday night.

It happened on Pitt Avenue, near Keating Avenue. Police said the 51-year-old woman was walking when a man forced her into a secluded area and attacked her.

She said she did not know the suspect, described as a white or Hispanic man probably under the age of 30 who is about 6 feet tall, “kind of skinny” with combed-back hair, police said. The suspect wore dark pants and possibly a dark jacket.

The victim reported hearing a vehicle drive away after the assault but said she wasn’t certain if it was related. She said she saw a small white car with a long rear window parked nearby prior to the rape and it was gone by the time she departed the area, according to police.

Anyone with information about the case of a possible suspect is encouraged to call Acting Sgt. David Harston or Officer Victor Aguilar at (707) 829-4400.

Another woman was also attacked last month when she was sleeping in her van.

If you have any information, you are urged to call Sebastopol police.

Bay City News contributed to this report

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