Suspect Sought in American River College Kidnapping, Attempted Sexual Assault

The incident occurred Wednesday in the parking lot adjacent to the American River College Child Development Center.

Los Rios Police Department investigators are searching for leads into a Wednesday kidnapping and attempted sexual battery of an American River College student that started in the community college parking lot.

According to a police report, the victim reported at approximately 11:50 a.m., she was about to enter her vehicle when an unknown suspect approached her, brandished a knife, and forced her into her vehicle. According to her report, the suspect then forced her to drive off campus, where he sexually battered her and struck her with a rock. The victim was able to fight off the suspect and then drove home, according to the report.

According to the victim later contacted her instructor to report the incident, who then contacted the Los Rios Police Department at approximately 6:45 p.m.

The report indicates that the suspect is described as a white male adult, in his mid-twenties, about 6-feet tall, with a medium build. He had short-cropped brown hair and brown eyes.  He was wearing a black hoodie sweatshirt, gray sweatpants, and white tennis shoes.  He had a tattoo on his inner-right forearm, and carried a fixed-bladed knife.

What: Kidnapping, Battery, and Sexual Battery
Where: Parking lot adjacent to ARC Child Development Center
When: Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2012, approximately 11:50 a.m.

Please contact the Los Rios Police Department at (916) 558-2221 if you have any information related to this crime. Please reference police report 12-0977.


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