News release - 3/12/2012

Published 3/12/2012 (all press releases for this day)


Jeri Williams
Chief of Police
Oxnard Police Department

R. Jason Benites
Assistant Chief

Scott Whitney
Assistant Chief

OXNARD POLICE DEPARTMENT

NEWS RELEASE

INCIDENT Sexual assault 
DATE/TIME March 12, 2012 at 5:18 a.m. 
LOCATION 1400 block Saviers Road, Oxnard 
VICTIM 25-year-old woman 
SUSPECT Hispanic male 
CONTACT Mónica Muñoz Community Affairs Manager  / PIO
(805) 385-7631 monica.munoz@oxnardpd.org

(Oxnard, CA) At about 5:20 a.m. Oxnard Police received a call regarding a prowler at a residence in the 1400 block of Saviers Road. When officers arrived they found a 25-year-old woman who had been sexually assaulted in her home.
 
According to the victim, a man got into her home through an unlocked, ground-floor window while she was sleeping. She awoke to find him in her bedroom. She described the suspect as a Hispanic male but wasn’t able to see him in the darkness. The victim screamed and he left the house on foot going north on Saviers Road. The suspect was not armed and the victim does not know him. Officers checked the area but were unable to locate him.  
 
There was a 30-minute delay in notifying police and residents are reminded that it is very important for anyone who is the victim of a crime to call police immediately. It is also important to lock all your doors and windows when you leave your residence as well as when you are home.
 
Please report any suspicious activity to the Oxnard PD. If you see a person who is not familiar to you walking or driving around your neighborhood, get a good physical description of the person and/or vehicle and call (805) 385-7740. If you see someone breaking into a home or vehicle, call 911.
 
Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to call Oxnard PD at (805) 385-7740 or the OPD Family Protection Unit at (805) 385-7620. If you wish to remain anonymous you may call the violent crimes hotline at (805) 982-7070 or Ventura County Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477. You can also visit this site http://www.venturacountycrimestoppers.org/contactus.aspx to submit a tip via text or email.
 
   
 

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