Fugitives Sex Crime

San Mateo Police Looking for Man Who Grabbed Woman in “Bear Hug” Hold, Police Release Suspect Photo

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ID #14-314

San Mateo police are looking for a man who assaulted a woman by holding her in a “bear hug” type hold in San Mateo late Thursday night. A 24-year-old woman was walking east on a pedestrian walkway on East Third Avenue overlooking U.S. Highway 101 around 11:40 p.m. when she noticed a man was following her, police said. The man quickly walked up behind her and wrapped his arms around her torso, according to police.

The woman was able to break away and fled to her home where she called police. She was not injured in the incident, police said. The man is described as Hispanic, between 30 and 40 years old, standing about 5 feet 2 inches tall and weighs around 140 pounds. He was last seen wearing a gray sweatshirt and black jeans.

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 suspect 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 envia un email a [email protected], si usted tiene alguna información que pueda ayudar a resolver este crimen.

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