South Lake Tahoe Police look for suspect in attempted rape

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Updated: 1/29/2013 5:42 pm
SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. (KRNV & MyNews4.com) -- South Lake Tahoe Police Department are looking for the man who allegedly attempted to rape a female on Dec. 31, 2012.

Police say the 25-year-old female victim accepted a ride from the suspect who promised to drive her directly to the place she was staying. The victim did not know the suspect.

Police say the suspect then drove around for about 10 minutes before parking his pickup truck, saying he was trying to use his GPS to find the house. The suspect then attacked the victim. During the struggle, the suspect was able to pull down the victim’s pants, but the victim resisted and was ultimately able to run away. Police say she then fled to a friend's home. Though no one was yet home, she was able to get inside the house, where she took refuge until her friends returned.

The pickup truck is described as an older white Ford with a manual transmission and black cloth seats. The suspect was described as a white male, about 25 years old, 5'7 and about 150 pounds with a skinny build. His hair was wavy and brown, about 2” on the top and about 1” on the sides. The victim estimated he had a week’s worth of facial stubble.

The SLTPD is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying and locating this subject. If you have any information about this subject please call the SLTPD at 530-542-6100 and refer to case number 1301-0029. Secret Witness can be reached at 530-541-6800.

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earth420 - 1/31/2013 8:46 AM
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I have to wonder if this guy MIGHT be a piece of the puzzle of Alyssa Byrne. I smell a connection .... but that's me.

Pretty - 1/30/2013 12:13 PM
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