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* Woman walking through Arana Gulch in Santa Cruz was attacked and she escaped

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A woman on her way downtown had a close call Sunday afternoon with an attacker who attempted to sexually assault her as she passed through a popular park, police said.The victim was walking through Arana Gulch sometime between 4:30 p.m. and 6 p.m. when an unknown Hispanic man approached her from behind, according to police. Something startled the suspect, who fled on foot into a wooded area of the gulch while the victim hightailed it toward the harbor before finding her way downtown.The unharmed woman contacted police at about 8:30 p.m., and although officers searched the area of the attack on foot, they were unable to locate any evidence,witnesses, or the suspect.The suspect is described as a Hispanic man in his mid 20s, with a medium build standing approximately 5 feet 7 inches tall. At the time of the attack he was wearing dark clothing, a dark beanie cap, and had a scruffy beard.

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  • I’d like to know why san francisco refuses to call the ethnicity of the creeps committing the crimes? All the other counties state race in the report? Is it that san francisco is afraid they will offend someone? I think people have the RIGHT TO KNOW! I do find it interring when it’s a white guy they always say WHITE??????????????

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