Irvine Police Department Press Release

OFFICE OF THE CHIEF OF POLICE
Farrah Emami - Public Information Officer
1 Civic Center Plaza
Irvine, CA 92606

949-724-7112
femami@cityofirvine.org
www.irvinepd.org


12/8/2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
PRESS RELEASE #12-08-15
Subject :

IPD Seeks Public’s Help Identifying Sexual Battery Suspect
Contact :Farrah Emami, Public Information Officer    949-724-7112
    femami@cityofirvine.org

Irvine, CA – The Irvine Police Department (IPD) is seeking the public’s help identifying a suspect involved in a sexual battery.

The suspect is described as male, age 40s, possibly Middle Eastern with an East Coast accent, approximately 5’9”, 180lbs., with black hair, a receding hairline,   wearing a red polo shirt and black pants.

At approximately 7:30 p.m. on December 5, 2015, the male suspect entered 85 Degrees Bakery in Irvine and used his hand and fingers to intentionally touch a female victim’s buttocks while she was standing in line. The victim and her friend confronted the suspect, who then fled the scene.

Anyone with additional information about the identity of the suspect is asked to contact IPD Detective Victoria Hurtado at 949-724-7194. 

Video surveillance of the incident is available to media upon request.

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