Female pedestrian sexually assaulted while walking home in Santa Rosa

SANTA ROSA (KRON) — A female pedestrian had to be treated at a hospital for sexual assault in Santa Rosa Saturday night, according to the police.

Officers were dispatched to the area of Mendocino Avenue at Ridgeway approximately at 10:15 p.m. for a possible sexual assault. Upon arrival officers discovered a female victim, who reported she was sexually assaulted by a stranger as she was walking home.

Police said, the victim was walking northbound on Mendocino Avenue while she was attacked. The victim was able to defend herself and quickly called the police for assistance.

The police transported the female victim to a local hospital for treatment.

Officers described the male as a Hispanic male in his 20’s standing at 5’8″ and approximately 140 pounds. Additional details included a thin body build type followed with facial hair or goatee.

According to police, the female victim reported seeing the suspect fleeing before officers arriving towards Nason Street.

No arrest have been made, and the investigation is still ongoing.

Anyone with possible information on this incident is advised to call the Santa Rosa police department.

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