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Suspect Wanted for Commercial Armed Robbery

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Up to $1000 Reward

San Diego County Crime Stoppers along with investigators from the San Diego County Sheriff’s Department’s Poway Station are asking for the public’s help in identifying and locating an unknown suspect wanted for a commercial armed robbery at a Walmart located in Poway.  

On Saturday, November 10, 2018 at approximately 8:00 p.m., an unknown Black male approached the Customer Service counter at the Walmart, located at 13425 Community Road in Poway.  The man displayed a semi-automatic silver and black pistol in his waistband and demanded that the employee open the cash register.  The Black male suspect removed the entire cash drawer and fled the area on foot with an undisclosed amount of money.  

Suspect’s Description:

The suspect is described as a Black male between 30 to 40-years-old, standing 5’10” – 6’0” tall, unshaven, and with a medium complexion.  He was last seen wearing a blue baseball-style cap with white lettering and an image of a marlin fish on the front. It may be advertising for a charter fishing vessel. He also had on a black or dark blue long sleeve shirt, black pants, black shoes, and black Nike gloves.  

Anyone with information on the identity or location of the suspect is asked to call the Poway Sheriff’s Station at (858) 513-2800 or theCrime Stoppers anonymous tip line at (888) 580-8477. CrimeStoppers is offering up to a $1,000 reward to anyone with information that leads to an arrest in this case.  Visit the Crime Stoppers website atwww.sdcrimestoppers.orgfor more information on how to send anonymous web and mobile app tips. 

 

  • Media inquiries about this case can be directed to Detective M. Lozano, (858) 513-2848, mlozansh@sdsheriff.orgor FBI Special Agent I. Pennington (858) 320-1800.

     

  • Media inquiries about Crime Stoppers can be directed toDeputy Adriana Uribe at (619) 531-1547 or email at adriana.uribe@sdsheriff.orgor Officer Mark Herring at (619) 531-1500 or email at msherring@pd.sandiego.gov.

WANTED: Jennifer Michelle Kidd

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Jennifer Michelle Kidd

DOB:  3/29/1975  (43)

White female

Blonde hair  blue eyes

5’4” tall  140 lbs.

 

Jennifer Kidd is wanted by the San Diego Fugitive Task Force for an outstanding felony warrant ($100,000) for her arrest.  The warrant is for assaulting a peace officer and child endangerment.  Kidd is known to frequent the North County area.

• Media inquiries about Crime Stoppers can be directed to Officer Mark Herring at (619) 531-1500 or email at msherring@pd.sandiego.gov or Deputy Adriana Uribe at (619) 531-1547 or email at adriana.uribe@sdsheriff.org.


Unsolved Murder of Lowry Richard “Ricky” Rivers

$1000 Reward Offered

San Diego County Crime Stoppers and investigators from the National City Police Department’s Crimes of Violence Unit are asking for the public’s help in identifying and locating the suspect(s) responsible for the murder of 55-year-old Lowry Richard “Ricky” Rivers. 

On April 8, 2018, at approximately 4:52 a.m., National City Police Department Officers responded to the 100 block of North Highland Avenue regarding a report of gunshots heard in the area. Officers arrived on scene and found Lowry Richard “Ricky” Rivers suffering from a gunshot wound. Paramedics arrived on scene and transported Rivers to a local hospital where he was pronounced deceased. 

Anyone with information about this murder is asked to call the National City Police Department at (619) 336-4467 or the Crime Stoppers anonymous tip line at (888) 580-8477. Crime Stoppers is offering a $1,000 reward to anyone with information that leads to an arrest in this case. Visit the Crime Stoppers website at www.sdcrimestoppers.org for more information on how to send anonymous web and mobile app tips. 

  • Media inquiries about this case should be directed to Sgt. Christopher Sullivan at (619) 336-4423 or email at csullivan@nationalcityca.gov . 

  • Media inquiries about Crime Stoppers can be directed to Officer Mark Herring at (619) 531-1500 or email at msherring@pd.sandiego.gov or Deputy Adriana Uribe at (619) 531-1547 or email at adriana.uribe@sdsheriff.org. 


Help Identify Baby Doe

Up to $1000 Reward

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San Diego County Crime Stoppers, along with investigators from the San Diego Police Department’s Homicide Unit, are asking for the public’s help in finding out what happened to Baby Doe. 

On May 4, 2004 two hikers found skeletal remains on a hiking trail in Rancho Bernardo. Forensic testing indicates the remains are that of a 2 to 4-year-old boy probably born sometime between 1999 and 2001. Baby Doe’s features are consistent with being mostly Caucasian and is believed to have had light to medium brown hair. 

Additionally, isotopic testing indicates it is likely that Baby Doe was born on the mainland United States. During a portion of her pregnancy, Baby Doe’s mother likely resided in the Southeastern region of the United States where Baby Doe may have spent his first year of life before migrating westward toward California. 

The image above of Baby Doe was developed by a forensic artist with the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children. The clothing items featured were found with Baby Doe. 

Anyone with information on what happened to Baby Doe is asked to call the SDPD Homicide Unit at (619) 531-2293 or the Crime Stoppers anonymous tip line at (888) 580-8477. Visit the Crime Stoppers website at www.sdcrimestoppers.org for more information on how to send anonymous web and mobile app tips. Detectives are asking for information that helps identify Baby Doe and/or his biological parents and information that also helps detectives figure out what happened to Baby Doe. A reward of up to $1,000 is being offered if information provided leads to a felony arrest. 

Suspect Wanted for Commercial Armed Robberies

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Up to $1,000 Reward Offered 

San Diego County Crime Stoppers along with investigators from the San Diego Police Department’s Robbery Unit are asking for the public’s help in identifying and locating an unknown suspect wanted for two separate commercial armed robberies of a Chevron gas station located in the Mountain View area of San Diego. 

On Saturday, June 2, 2018 at 4:00 a.m., and Saturday, November 3, 2018, at 3:52 a.m., an unknown suspect robbed the Chevron gas station located at 3502 National Avenue, in San Diego. In both incidents, the suspect pointed a handgun at the clerk and demanded they open the cash register. The suspect stole cash from the register and several packs of cigarettes in both cases. The suspect was last seen fleeing the business on foot in a northbound direction. Investigators believe the same suspect is responsible for both robberies. 

Suspect’s Description: 

The suspect is described as a Hispanic male, 35 to 40-years-old, 5’6” to 5’9” tall, 170 to 180 lbs., has a light complexion with acne on his face. During the June 2nd robbery, the suspect was wearing blue jeans and a black hooded sweatshirt. During the November 3rd robbery, the suspect was wearing blue jeans, a blue and white plaid colored long-sleeved shirt, blue bandana covering his face, and a black baseball cap. 


Anyone with information on the identity or location of the suspect is asked to call the SDPD’s Robbery Unit at (619) 531-2299 or the Crime Stoppers anonymous tip line at (888) 580-8477. Crime Stoppers is offering up to a $1,000 reward to anyone with information that leads to an arrest in this case. Visit the Crime Stoppers website at www.sdcrimestoppers.org for more information on how to send anonymous web and mobile app tips. 

  • Media inquiries about this case can be directed to SDPD Robbery Lt. Martha Sainz at (619) 533-5752 or email at msainz@pd.sandiego.gov . 

  • Media inquiries about Crime Stoppers can be directed to Officer Mark Herring at (619) 531-1500 or email at msherring@pd.sandiego.gov or Deputy Adriana Uribe at (619) 531-1547 or email at adriana.uribe@sdsheriff.org .


CAPTURED: Erica Jean Granger

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UP TO A $1000 REWARD

Erica Jean Granger

DOB:  8/27/1986  (32)

White female

5’7” tall  180 lbs.

Blonde hair  green eyes

Erica Granger is wanted by the San Diego Fugitive Task Force for an outstanding felony (no bail) warrant for her arrest related to auto theft and possession of stolen property.  Granger is known to frequent the casinos in the East County area and also travels back and forth to Arizona.     

  • Media inquiries about Crime Stoppers can be directed to Officer Mark Herring at (619) 531-1500 or email at msherring@pd.sandiego.gov or Deputy Adriana Uribe at (619) 531-1547 or email at adriana.uribe@sdsheriff.org. 

Who Murdered Tony Hawkins?

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$1000 reward
San Diego County Crime Stoppers, along with investigators from the San Diego Police Department’s Homicide Unit, are asking for the public’s help in identifying and locating the suspect(s) responsible for the murder of 36-year-old Tony Hawkins that occurred eleven years ago. 

On Monday, November 5th, 2007, at approximately 5:51 p.m., Tony Hawkins was shot multiple times at the Exxon Gas Station (now Valero), located at 1025 Euclid Avenue, in the Valencia Park area. Hawkins died as a result of his injuries. 

Please see attached San Diego County Crime Stoppers media release regarding the unsolved murder of Tony Hawkins.  Any media inquiries into this case should be directed to SDPD Homicide Lt. Matt Dobbs at (619) 531-2425 or email at mdobbs@pd.sandiego.gov .

Wanted: Edgar Alfonso Moctezuma Gomez

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This week’s fugitive is:

Edgar Alfonso Moctezuma Gomez

DOB:  7/27/1969  (49)

Hispanic male

5’7” tall  200 lbs.

Brown hair  brown eyes

Edgar Moctezuma Gomez is wanted by the San Diego Fugitive Task Force for an outstanding felony ($1,000,000 bail) warrant for possession of marijuana for sales and transportation and sales of marijuana.  Moctezuma Gomez could be anywhere in San Diego County.

  • Media inquiries about Crime Stoppers can be directed to Officer Mark Herring at (619) 531-1500 or email at msherring@pd.sandiego.gov or Deputy Adriana Uribe at (619) 531-1547 or email at adriana.uribe@sdsheriff.org.

WANTED: Janice Macedonio

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Janice Macedonio
DOB: 10/14/1992; 26 years old
Hispanic female
5’1” tall and weighs about 148 lbs.

Janice Macedonio is wanted by the San Diego Fugitive Task Force for a no bail felony warrant for homicide. She is wanted in the March 1, 2014 murder of Ruben Bodden, who was found dead inside his transmission repair shop on North Santa Fe Avenue in Vista. Janice was last seen in the company of her daughter who is now 7-8 years old.

Janice Macedonio has “Brooklyn” tattooed on her upper right chest.

She is known to frequent Vista, but detectives suspect she’s hiding out in Mexico.

  • Media inquiries about Crime Stoppers can be directed to Officer Mark Herring at (619) 531-1500 or email at msherring@pd.sandiego.gov or Deputy Adriana Uribe at (619) 531-1547 or email at adriana.uribe@sdsheriff.org.

Wanted: East Village Area Homicide Suspect

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Up to $1,000 Reward Offered

San Diego County Crime Stoppers and investigators from the San Diego Police Department’s Homicide Unit are asking for the public’s help in identifying and locating a suspect involved in the murder of a business owner in the East Village area. 

On October 10, 2018, at approximately 3:42 p.m., the San Diego Police Communications Center received a 9-1-1 call from a customer who had entered a business in the 1000 block of G Street and found what he believed to be a deceased male. Patrol officers and San Diego Fire-Rescue personnel arrived approximately two minutes later. When the officers entered the business, they found 49-year-old Ghedeer Tony Radda down inside who had no pulse, was not breathing and had apparent trauma to his upper body. CPR was initiated, but unfortunately Radda succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased at 4:04 p.m. 

San Diego Police Homicide Detectives were called to the scene and are investigating the incident. Based on information developed during their investigation, 51 year-old Kevin Eugene Cartwright was identified as the male suspect. Cartwright was arrested in the City of El Cajon on October 17th and was booked into jail for the murder. 

Cartwright was accompanied by a female suspect during the incident. She is described as a light skinned female wearing a purple wig. She was wearing a dark jacket and blue jeans. Investigators are still trying to identify the female suspect. 

Anyone with information on the identity and or location of this female suspect is asked to call the San Diego Police Department’s Homicide Unit at (619) 531-2293 or the Crime Stoppers anonymous tip line at (888) 580-8477. Crime Stoppers is offering up to a $1,000 reward to anyone with information that leads to an arrest in this case. Visit the Crime Stoppers website at www.sdcrimestoppers.org for more information on how to send anonymous web and mobile app tips. 

  • Media inquiries about this case should be directed to Lt. Matt Dobbs at (619) 531-2425 or email at mdobbs@pd.sandiego.gov. 

  • Media inquiries about Crime Stoppers can be directed to Officer Mark Herring at (619) 531-1500 or email at msherring@pd.sandiego.gov or Deputy Adriana Uribe at (619) 531-1547 or email at adriana.uribe@sdsheriff.org. 


Unknown Suspect Wanted for Sexual Assault of a Child

Up to a $1,000 Reward Offered

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San Diego County Crime Stoppers and investigators from the San Diego County

Sheriff’s Department’s Child Abuse Unit are asking for assistance from the public to help identify and locate the suspect responsible for sexually assaulting of a child in Lemon Grove.

On Thursday, October 18th at about 2:00 a.m. in the 7000 block of Canton Drive in

Lemon Grove, a Black male adult entered the home of a family with two children. The male was discovered inside the home by the homeowners. A family member confronted the intruder and tried to restrain him but the intruder was able to escape. The intruder assaulted one of the young children in the home prior to fleeing.

The suspect is described as a Black male, 20-25 years old, standing about 5’07” tall, with a thin build. He was last seen wearing a black hoodie and black gym pants. He may have arrived to the residence on a skateboard so he could be from the area.

Anyone with information on the identification and/or location of this suspect shouldcall the San Diego County Sheriff’s Department’s Child Abuse Unit at (858) 285-6222 or the Crime Stoppers anonymous tip line at (888) 580-8477. Crime Stoppers is offering up to a $1,000 reward to anyone with information that leads to an arrest in this case. Visit the Crime Stoppers website at www.sdcrimestoppers.org for more information on how to send anonymous web and mobile app tips.

  • Media inquiries about this case can be directed Lt. Michael Blevins at

    (858) 285-6222 or email at Michael.Blevins@sdsheriff.org

  • Media inquiries about Crime Stoppers can be directed to Deputy Adriana

    Uribe at (619) 531-1547 or email at adriana.uribe@sdsheriff.org or

    Officer Mark Herring at (619) 531-1500 or email at msherring@pd.sandiego.gov.

New Fugitive wanted: Bryan Ross Pratt

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Bryan Ross Pratt

DOB:  9/18/87  (31)

White male

5’9” tall  160 lbs.

Brown hair  hazel eyes

 

Bryan Pratt is wanted by the San Diego Fugitive Task Force for an outstanding felony warrant (no bail) for his arrest.  The warrant is for possession of a controlled substance for sales.  Pratt has previous convictions for possession of a controlled substance and possession of a controlled substance for sales.  Pratt is known to frequent the North County area.

  • Media inquiries about Crime Stoppers can be directed to Officer Mark Herring at (619) 531-1500 or email at msherring@pd.sandiego.gov or Deputy Adriana Uribe at (619) 531-1547 or email at adriana.uribe@sdsheriff.org.

Wanted: Anthony Dupone

This week’s fugitive is:

 

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Anthony Dupone

DOB:  10/14/1977  (40)

Hispanic male

6’1” tall  205 lbs.

Brown hair  green eyes

 

Anthony Dupone is wanted by the California Department of Corrections and rehabilitation for failing to comply with the terms and conditions of his parole (no bail felony warrant).  Dupone is currently on parole due to a conviction for assault with a deadly weapon.  Dupone has previous convictions for assault with a deadly weapon, domestic violence, vandalism, check fraud, narcotics possession, burglary, auto theft, and multiple parole violations.  Dupone is known to frequent the North County area including Vista and Encinitas.

 

Wanted: Enrique Lamas Gallegos

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Enrique Lamas Gallegos

DOB:  6/19/1986  (32)

Black male

6’2” tall  200 lbs.

Black hair  brown eyes

 

Enrique Lamas Gallegos is wanted by the San Diego Fugitive Task Force for two separate outstanding felony warrants for his arrest.  The first warrant (no bail) is for felony DUI, hit and run, and felony evading.  The second warrant is for felony DUI and felony hit and run.  Gallegos has previous convictions for auto theft, burglary, and multiple parole violations.  Gallegos is known to frequent the Shelltown area of San Diego and the City of Lemon Grove.

Unknown Suspect Wanted for Sexual Assault

Up to a $1,000 Reward Offered

San Diego County Crime Stoppers and investigators from the San Diego Police Department’s Sex Crimes Unit are asking for assistance from the public to help identify and locate an unknown suspect wanted for a sexual assault that occurred in the Pacific Beach area of San Diego. 

On October 1, 2018, at approximately 1:45 a.m., an unknown male entered a residence located in the 900 block of Chalcedony Street, in San Diego. The victim/resident, a twenty-eight-year-old female, was asleep at the time. The male entered through an open window. The male sexually assaulted the victim. When confronted, the suspect fled the residence in an unknown direction. Detectives are aggressively investigating this case and are searching for additional witnesses and evidence. 

The victim described the suspect as a White male, about 40-years-old, and bald. The suspect was last seen wearing a short sleeve shirt. 

Anyone with information on the identity and or location of the suspect should call SDPD’s Sex Crimes Unit, Detective D. Garren at (619) 531-2210 or the Crime Stoppers anonymous tip line at (888) 580-8477. Crime Stoppers is offering up to a $1,000 reward to anyone with information that leads to an arrest in this case. Visit the Crime Stoppers website at www.sdcrimestoppers.org for more information on how to send anonymous web and mobile app tips. 

  • Media inquiries about the case can be directed to Sgt. G. Nugent at (619) 531-2346 or at enugent@pd.sandiego.gov . 

  • Media inquiries about Crime Stoppers can be directed to Officer Mark Herring at (619) 531-1500 or email at msherring@pd.sandiego.gov or Deputy Adriana Uribe at (619) 531-1547 or email at adriana.uribe@sdsheriff.org . 


New Fugitive wanted: Carl Barr

Carl Barr

DOB  9/7/1952  (66)

White male

5’11” tall  145 lbs.

Brown hair  blue eyes

 

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Carl Barr is wanted by the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation for failing to comply with the terms and conditions of his parole (no bail).  Barr is on parole for a conviction of failing to register as a sex offender.  Barr has previous convictions for oral copulation with a minor, auto theft, assault with a deadly weapon, grand theft, possession of stolen property, resisting arrest, failing to register as a sex offender, and multiple parole violations.  Barr is possibly living as a transient and is known to frequent the El Cajon area.  

 

Unknown Suspect Wanted for Arson

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Up to $1,000 Reward Offered 

San Diego County Crime Stoppers and investigators from the Metro Arson Strike Team (MAST) are asking assistance from the public to help identify and locate the suspect who is responsible for a vehicle fire, which took place in the parking lot of the Iris Trolley Station located at 3120 Iris Avenue, in San Diego. 

On Friday, August 3, 2018, at about 8:30 a.m., an unidentified suspect was captured on video surveillance entering a yellow Ford Mustang while parked at the Iris Trolley Station. The suspect started a fire inside the vehicle and walked away. 

Anyone with information on the identity or location of the suspect is asked to call the Metro Arson Strike Team at (619) 236-6815 or the Crime Stoppers anonymous tip line at (888) 580-8477. Crime Stoppers is offering up to a $1,000 reward to anyone with information that leads to an arrest in this case. Visit the Crime Stoppers website at www.sdcrimestoppers.org for more information on how to send anonymous web and mobile app tips. 

  • Media inquiries about this case can be directed to Sgt. Rick Pechin at (619) 236-7765 or email at rpechin@pd.sandiego.gov . 

  • Media inquiries about Crime Stoppers can be directed to Officer Mark Herring at (619) 531-1500 or email at msherring@pd.sandiego.gov 


Kiana Young wanted by the SD Fugitive task Force

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This week’s fugitive is:

 

Kiana Serose Young

DOB:  3/11/1997 (21)

Black female

5’6” tall  160 lbs.

Brown hair  brown eyes

 

Kiana Young is wanted by the San Diego Fugitive Task Force for an outstanding felony ($100,000 bail) warrant for her arrest.  The warrant is for charges of robbery, criminal threats, and possession of a controlled substance.  Young has no previous criminal convictions.  Young is known to frequent the South Bay area including National City and may be living out of hotels. 

 

Suspect Wanted for Lewd & Lascivious Acts with Minors

Up to  $1,000 Reward Offered

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San Diego County Crime Stoppers and investigators from the San Diego Police Department’s Child Abuse Unit are asking for assistance from the public to help identify and locate the suspect responsible for committing lewd and lascivious acts with two minors at the Kaiser Zion Hospital in San Diego. 

On August 25, 2018, at approximately 10:40 a.m., an unknown adult male suspect got into an elevator inside the Kaiser Zion Hospital located at 4647 Zion Avenue, in San Diego. Two 13-year-old females were already inside the elevator when the suspect entered it. While inside the elevator, the suspect attempted to hug and kiss both victims. The suspect did kiss one of the victim’s hair and told both of them that they “looked pretty.” The suspect told both victims that he wanted to have sex with them. 

The elevator stopped on the main lobby floor, where the suspect got out. The suspect was last seen leaving the lobby area and headed towards the parking lot. The victims reported the crime to family who then called the San Diego Police Department. The suspect had fled the area before officers arrived.

Anyone with information on the identification and or location of this suspect should call San Diego Police Department’s Child Abuse Unit at (619) 531-2193 or the Crime Stoppers anonymous tip line at (888) 580-8477. Crime Stoppers is offering up to a $1,000 reward to anyone with information that leads to an arrest in this case. Visit the Crime Stoppers website at www.sdcrimestoppers.org for more information on how to send anonymous web and mobile app tips. 

  • Media inquiries about this case can be directed to Lt. Jason Weeden at (619) 531-2686 or email at jweeden@pd.sandiego.gov .

  • Media inquiries about Crime Stoppers can be directed to Officer Mark Herring at (619) 531-1500 or email at msherring@pd.sandiego.gov or Deputy Adriana Uribe at (619) 531-1547 or email at adriana.uribe@sdsheriff.org .

Suspect Wanted for Violent Assault

Up to $10,000 Reward Offered

San Diego County Crime Stoppers along with investigators from the San Diego Police Department’s Central Division are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying and locating a suspect who violently assaulted an adult male tourist while he was in the Gaslamp District of San Diego. 

On Saturday, August 11, 2018, between the hours of 1:30 a.m. and 2:00 a.m., a 22-year-old male tourist visiting San Diego was assaulted in the 600 block of 5th Avenue (between Market and G Streets) in Downtown San Diego’s Gaslamp District. Prior to the assault, both the victim and possibly the suspect were inside of the American Junkie gastro pub located at 628 5th Avenue. The victim was speaking to a group of people on the sidewalk next to the Route 29 restaurant (644 5th Avenue) when the suspect approached the victim and punched him in the face several times. The victim fell to the ground and the suspect continued punching the victim in his face several more times. The suspect fled the area in an unknown direction. Witnesses told police they believed some people had recorded the assault on their cellphones. 

As a result of the assault, the victim suffered a sinus fracture, several broken teeth, and facial injuries requiring surgery. 

Investigators are asking anyone who witnessed or may have video of this assault to please contact them.

An additional reward of $9,000 along with Crime Stoppers’ up to $1,000 reward is being offered to anyone who provides information that leads to an arrest in this case.

 Suspect’s Description: 

The suspect is described a Hispanic male, approximately 20-years-old, average height and build (5’10” to 5’11” and approximately 170 lbs.). He may have been in the company of a female companion who was present for, but not involved in the assault. 

Anyone with information on the identity or location of the suspect in this case is asked to call the SDPD’s Central Division at (619) 744-9527 or the Crime Stoppers anonymous tip line at (888) 580-8477. Crime Stoppers is offering up to a $1,000 reward to anyone with information that leads to an arrest in this case. Visit the Crime Stoppers website at www.sdcrimestoppers.org for more information on how to send anonymous web and mobile app tips. 

  • Media inquiries about this case or Crime Stoppers can be directed to Officer Mark Herring at (619) 531-1500 or email at msherring@pd.sandiego.gov .