Police: Knife-wielding man tried to sexually assault woman in alley

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SAN DIEGO — Police released a sketch Thursday of a man who they say attempted to sexually assault a woman in North Park last week.

On Friday at around 10:30 p.m., a man lured a woman to the back alley of 2900 El Cajon Blvd., according to San Diego police. The man pulled out a 4-inch knife and tried to sexually assault the victim, who was able to escape.

The man fled eastbound in a white, new model Ford extended cab truck. The truck is described as having white paper plates with a hole punched through the middle of them.

The man is described as white, 30 to 35 years old, with a muscular build. He was wearing a black T-shirt with “Limited Edition” in white letters on front, black baggy shorts, black sneakers and a black fitted baseball hat.

Anyone with information on this case should call Crime Stoppers at 1-888-580-8477 or SDPD Crimes Unit at 619-531-2210.

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