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Police Seek Help in Sexual Assault Investigation

Woman says she was grabbed by a man while walking along the Arroyo Road bike path.

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The Livermore Police Department is investigating a sexual assault that occurred at about 2:12 p.m. Sunday.

A woman was walking along the Arroyo Road bike path at South L Street when she was approached by a man.

The man engaged the woman in conversation and eventually introduced himself as “Gabe.” During the conversation, he extended his hand as a gesture of introduction. As the woman reached out to shake his hand, he grabbed the victim’s hand and pulled her close to him. 

While holding the victim, the suspect grabbed an intimate part of the victim’s body. The woman immediately yelled at the man, prompting him to release his grasp. The victim backed away from the suspect, who then walked away from the victim.

The Livermore Police Department examined the facts surrounding this case and determined that this case is unrelated to the series of . The Livermore Police would like to encourage people to jog in pairs and be aware of your surroundings while out on the jogging trails. 

The Livermore Police Department is seeking the community’s assistance in locating and identifying the suspect in this case. He is described as a 19-year-old Hispanic male, approximately 5 feet 6 inches and 140 lbs.

Anyone with information or witnessed the incident is encouraged to call the Livermore Police Department at 925-371-4900.

Bryon Bruce May 09, 2012 at 05:54 AM
I posted a sign years ago about crime in park strip the cops came to my house within minutes. Down at the almond park end. We need everyone to contact the city manager this is the only way to get things done. I know it works.
vicki May 10, 2012 at 03:50 AM
Yep! Same here! 140 lbs? Oh Puhleeese. That's about what a skinny PIG weighs. I can't W8! Just me and my can of WhoopA! Bring it!! On a serious note, it probably would be a smart idea to enter th LPD # into your cells 925-371-4900, because we all know 911 calls go to CHP somewhere in Vallejo.
Cherry May 10, 2012 at 09:58 PM
I just drove by L St & Arroyo Rd & the guy that sells strawberries on the corner of Arroyo & Cartier looks hispanic, about 5'6 a little more than 140 lbs & appears on the young side. Hmmm??
Rob May 12, 2012 at 05:27 AM
I grew up in Livermore, but live in San Diego now. It's mostly hispanic here, yet San Diego has a very low crime rate. What's happened to Livermore?
Cherry May 12, 2012 at 06:04 AM
Vicki lol! I do have the LPD dispatch programmed in my phone. GREAT ADVICE!

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