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Santa Paula sexual assault suspects sought

The Ventura County Sheriff's Department is seeking two sexual assault suspects in attacks in the Santa Paula area in 2013.
May 1, 2014 12:00:00 AM PDT
The Ventura County Sheriff's Department is seeking two sexual assault suspects in attacks last year in the Santa Paula area.

Sexual assaults were reported on the mornings of February 26, 2013, and May 20, 2013, near Santa Paula Street and Peck Road in an unincorporated area west of the city.

The suspect in the February incident was described as a Hispanic man between 35-45 years old, standing 5 feet 8 inches to 6 feet tall, with a round face and chubby cheeks, discolored teeth, and a large belly. We was wearing a dar hooded sweatshirt and faded blue jeans.

The suspect in the May incident was described as a white man about 20-30 years old, standing about 5 feet 7 inches tall, with a medium build. He was wearing dark clothing, a dark hooded sweatshirt and dark sunglasses.

Anyone with information about the assaults or the possible suspects is urged to contact either Detective Christine Rettura at (805)384-4741, Christine.Rettura@ventura.org or Detective Matt Delahuerta at (805)384-4740, Matt.Delahuerta@ventura.org.

Ventura County Crime Stoppers will pay up to $1,000 reward for information, which leads to the arrest and criminal complaint against the person(s) responsible for this crime. The caller may remain anonymous. The call is not recorded. Call Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-TIPS.


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