General Crime

* Man Posing as Pest Control Worker Assaults 73 Year Old Woman

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A man posing as a pest control worker assaulted a 73-year-old woman in her home near San Jose on Saturday, according to the Santa Clara County Sheriff’s Office. Deputies responded to a reported home invasion in the 400 block of  Porter Lane north of San Jose at about 8:40 a.m., according to the sheriff’s office. Investigators said a man posed as a pest control worker pretending to take soil samples and forced his way into the home of an elderly woman and assaulted her. The suspect stole several pieces of jewelry and fled the area in a white cargo van. The victim was taken to a hospital to be treated for injuries that were not expected to be life threatening. The suspect was described as a Hispanic man around 5 feet 5 inches tall, according to the sheriff’s office. He was wearing dark clothing during the attack.

Please call the Fugitive Watch hot line at 1-800-9-CAUGHT (1-800-922-8448) or text us at 408-355-0999 or CLICK HERE to send a confidential email tip, if you know the name of this man or have any information that can help solve this crime.

Por favor llame la línea de Los Fugitivos en 1-800-9-CAUGHT (1-800-922-8448) o texto en 408-355-0999 o haga clic aquí para enviar un email a [email protected], si usted tiene alguna información que pueda ayudar a resolver este crimen.

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