The suspect grabbed the woman as she was walking in the vicinity of Albatross and Grape streets around 10:30 p.m. Tuesday, according to San Diego police. The woman screamed for help and the suspect ran off.
Police described the suspect as black, between 20 and 30, around 5-foot- 5 with a medium build. He was wearing a beanie cap and khaki pants or shorts.
The victim told police the assailant had a “scrunched” face and appeared be a transient, police said.
Anyone with information on the suspect or the attempted assault was asked to call the San Diego Police Department’s Sex Crimes Unit at 619-531-2210, or Crime Stoppers at 888-580-8477.