Campbell police are seeking the public’s help identifying a man who is suspected of sexual assault and attempted robbery from Thursday. A woman was walking on Sunnyoaks Avenue near Winchester Boulevard where the suspect grabbed her from behind and forced her behind a car around 12:35 a.m., police said. The suspect allegedly sexually assaulted her but the victim burned the left side of his face with a cigarette, according to police.
The suspect may have injuries from the burn, police said. The man then pulled out a handgun and threatened the victim but she fled before he could rob her, police said. The victim located a passerby who ran after the suspect but was unsuccessful in the chase, according to police. The suspect was last seen running northbound in an alleyway on Sobrato Drive, police said.
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