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Wanted: Man Who Raped, Tried To Kill Woman In Hemet

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(credit: CBS)

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HEMET (CBS) — Authorities are looking for a man who abducted, raped and tried to kill a woman in Hemet.

The man grabbed the victim as he walked along Florida Avenue around 2 p.m. Sunday, police said.

He forced her into a white 1993 Ford Ranger pickup truck and drove to the Valle Vista area, where he raped and tried to kill her, police said.

She was left on Marshall Avenue in Valle Vista.

The man was described as Hispanic, 30 to 40 years old, about 5 feet 4 inches tall, clean shaven, with tightly cropped black and gray hair, combed back on the top. He spoke English with a thick accent.

The Ford pickup he was driving may have some front end damage.

Anyone with information on the suspect was urged to call Hemet police investigators at (951) 765-2400.

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