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Police in Pleasant Hill have released a sketch of a man who carjacked, kidnapped and attempted to sexually assault a woman Saturday night. Around 10 p.m. Saturday, the woman was getting into her car in the parking lot of the Pleasant Hill Shopping Center, located at 560 Contra Costa Blvd., when a man confronted her, police said.
The suspect wielded a knife and got into the car with the woman, whom he forced to drive to an area near Marina Vista Avenue in Martinez. There, the man attempted to sexually assault her, but the victim fought back and was able to get away, police said. The suspect was last seen driving away in the woman’s car, a silver Ford Five Hundred sedan. Police said the victim was uninjured and that her car has not been located.
The suspect is described as a Hispanic male who appears to be about 30 years old, is roughly 5 feet 9 inches tall with a medium build and weighs between 180 to 200 pounds. He is described as having dark eyes, a medium complexion and yellowish teeth and was last seen wearing a dark, hooded sweatshirt.
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