SACRAMENTO, CA - Sacramento police are looking for a man who tried to sexually assault an elderly woman Thursday.
The 80-year-old victim was entering her apartment on 5 th Street and I Street around 2:10 p.m. when the suspect approached her from behind, Sgt. Norm Leong said.
The suspect forced his way into the victim's apartment and attempted to sexually assault her. Leong said the suspect fled the scene before completing the sexual assault.
After the suspect fled the victim was able to call for help.
The suspect is described as a black man 40 to 60 years old, about 6 feet tall with braided hair, Leong said. The suspect was wearing a white t-shirt and blue jeans.
Anyone with information on the incident and/or the whereabouts of the suspect is urged to call Crime Alert at (916) 443-HELP or text in a tip to 274637 (CRIMES).