RANCHO CUCAMONGA (CBSLA.com) — Police sought the public’s help Friday to identify a man who sexually assaulted two 20-year-old women.
Around 10:45 p.m. on Saturday, one of the victim’s was confronted and punched by the suspect as she walked alone along a dark path in her apartment complex, located on Church Street near Milliken Avenue, according to the Rancho Cucamonga Police Department.
The suspect grabbed her and pulled her towards a dark area, however, she was able to get away safely. The suspect fled on foot from the area.
According to police, around 10:30 p.m. on Monday, a second victim noticed a man walking quickly behind her near 6th Street and Milliken Avenue as she walked alone from the Ontario Mills Mall toward Foothill Boulevard.
When the suspect caught up to her, he grabbed her from behind, pulled her out of view to the side of the roadway, and sexually assaulted her.
Following the incident, the suspect fled on foot towards the Metrolink Station on Azusa Court.
Detectives explained both victims described the suspect as an African American man who is in his late 30s to 40s.
He has a short “scruffy” black beard, stands no taller than 6-feet, weighs 200 pounds, and was last seen wearing a dark hoodie with dark clothing.
Anyone with information regarding the identity of the suspect is urged to contact the Rancho Cucamonga Police Station at (909) 477-2800.