Deputies Seek Suspect in Attempted Rape

Sheriff's Department releases composite drawing man authorities are looking for

The Riverside County Sheriff's Department is looking for a man in connection with Thursday night's assault and attempted rape in an unincorporated area of Murrieta.

Lt. Doug McGrew says the victim was riding a bicycle on Willows Avenue and Sierra Madre at about 11:20 p.m. when she heard someone running toward her. The woman was tackled off her bike from behind and pinned to the ground by the suspect, who attempted to sexually assault her.

The victim struggled and was able to free herself.  The suspect fled the area southbound on Willows Avenue.

The suspect is described as a dark-skinned black or Hispanic male adult, early 20s, heavy-set with a muscular build, short dark hair, clean-shaven, wearing a purple-colored T-shirt. The suspect also may have an injury to the right side of his face. 

Anyone with information regarding this incident is encouraged to contact Riverside County Sheriff's Department Southwest Station, Detective Bureau at 951-696-3000. 

rosa August 25, 2012 at 08:45 PM
Its scary cause I walk at night. This town is safe and beutifull to live in! Its a shame,
Angela August 25, 2012 at 09:35 PM
Good that she fought out of the rapists way, and got one in from the sound of it!
Cassandra August 25, 2012 at 10:48 PM
Why a woman would walk or ride a bike alone late at night I will never understand. It doesn't matter how safe you think it is. One should just never put herself in that position!
m. gueits August 26, 2012 at 03:17 PM
If the Riverside County Sheriffs department and all others including San Diego did what they were supposed to do all these fools would be locked up. Once you call San Diego's Sheriffs Dept. they'll either tell you they will look into it or the it is not your case and they can't discuss it. Send the info to the head and elected official of the Sheriffs Dept. in any county and you'll see how they act on it if you copy the letter to the Press Enterprise.
censored messenger August 26, 2012 at 05:16 PM
Aren't there any women out there who want to get rid of this creep? At night ride ARMED, ready to defend yourself with deadly force....This is the quickest way to rid the area of vermin....
Michael D. August 26, 2012 at 11:58 PM
We know the area where these thugs live. Its time we blocked off some streets to keep them in the area where they belong. When you go out at night, go armed. That IS the best way to deal with these thugs. You cannot count on the Sheriffs. they are way to busy having coffee at the Arco station or sitting in some place. Got to keep up the average.
Edison Carter August 27, 2012 at 08:30 PM
Wow man. I wondered what this Jeff guy had to do with the article. Nothing apparently, I see you posted a blogspot about this guy going back to early 2011. He stole your car, and you got busted for illegal weapons... Your obsession with this guy is disturbing, posting pics of his house, his wife, spamming Patch articles with your Klein hunt.... I have to wonder if you are bordering on stalking or harassment to this person. I am sure you want justice, but the way you are going about it comes across as disturbing.
Sam Bradstreet August 27, 2012 at 11:13 PM
Lie, Lie Lie......"The Republican" has seven restraining orders issued for stalking.....SEVEN!! He is demented and its all about a political blog.....he posts it over and over and over and has threatened not only me, but my family. I DID not go after him first.....thats a lie. He has not ony had restraining orders, he went so far as to BUY THE NAME ...."RESCUE MURRIETA" WHEN THE GROUP SPEARHEADED THE RECALL of Van Haaster and Seyarto. He has mental, anger and frustration issues.
Edison Carter August 27, 2012 at 11:23 PM
Honestly, seriously I am wondering if I should be concerned. I don't know what is going on, but from reading the blogspot post, I am just assuming that is you... The devotion to this person, the blog post talked about what the kids had to say (Kids should not be involved in your issue!) I am just starting to wonder if there should be some concern, why are you posting all over the internet about him?
Edison Carter August 27, 2012 at 11:30 PM
@Dood: As for your stalking and harassment assertion all I can say is Kleiner made a mistake coming after me first . I always punch back twice as hard over time. I believe in an eye for an eye. If you find that disturbing so be it. You really aren't that bright... Some things shouldn't be posted publicly and online with an online history.
Sam Bradstreet August 27, 2012 at 11:50 PM
Edison, your so right,......but, he is a jerk....because he lacks, where it counts, he has to try and act the tough guy....he's a nothing. Unemployed, loser....stalker, wife beater, child abuser.....the list is long. He's a typical.....typical loser, that tthinks he's a tough guy...
Sam Bradstreet August 27, 2012 at 11:52 PM
Tough guys like Roy Holmgren(the Republican) are only tough when beating up on their wife and letting their kids see it and have to have therapy.....thats the REPUBLICAN.
Edison Carter August 28, 2012 at 12:43 AM
@Sam You are coming across no better than him.
Edison Carter August 28, 2012 at 01:28 AM
@ rep and Sam... You both need a Dr , therapy and meds. You both have issues that shouldn't be wasted on a post that is about searching for a rapist.
Cel August 28, 2012 at 02:24 AM
What's up with the people leaving comments? Ew... Deal with these issues somewhere else. You're only giving your names even worse reputations and making Murrieta look like a town full of mentally unstable freaks.
Edison Carter August 28, 2012 at 02:42 AM
Thankfully it has been removed.
The Republican August 28, 2012 at 02:43 AM
Because i removed them
Thecitygirl August 28, 2012 at 03:59 AM
We have thugs in Murrieta? Seroiusly??? Murrieta Residents do an excellent job banning together!
TinaG August 28, 2012 at 06:21 PM
Dee August 30, 2012 at 04:30 AM
Really? Go armed, so you can get arrested for carrying a concealed weapon or worse. Genius idea.


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