OAKLAND—Authorities are seeking a suspect who broke into an Oakland home and sexually assaulted a victim and attempted a robbery.
The incident transpired on Thursday, October 7, at around 4 a.m. The suspect entered the home through an unlocked window. He came across two residents of the home who were sleeping as the invasion transpired.
The two victims woke and met their assailant who was demanding money. Upon leaving the scene, the suspect sexually assaulted one of the victims. Police say it was a “random act of violence.”
Once the incident was reported, authorities issued a public safety advisory.
The suspect is described as a male who is 5 foot and 11 inches tall, in his 20s with a thin build. During the crime, he was seen wearing a black mask, dark hoodie, and pants.
Anyone with information or surveillance video is asked to contact the Oakland Police Department’s Special Victims Section at (510) 238-3641.