Suspect wanted for sexually assaulting 2 women in Santa Ana, police say

The Santa Ana Police Department released sketches of a man they said is wanted for sexually assaulting women on Sept. 4, 2015, and Jan. 1, 2016.

Police said a man is wanted for sexually assaulting women on at least two separate occasions in Santa Ana.

The Santa Ana Police Department said the sexual batteries happened in the area of McFadden Avenue and Raitt Street.

The first assault happened on Sept. 4, 2015, and the second on Jan. 1, 2016, according to officials. Police said both assaults took place between the hours of 10 p.m. and 11:30 p.m.

In both cases, investigators said the suspect approached a lone woman walking at night and engaged her in conversation prior to the sexual battery.

The suspect is described by officials as a Hispanic male between the ages of 24 and 29, standing between 5 feet 4 inches and 5-feet-8-inches tall and weighing approximately 150 to 165 pounds.

If you have any information that can help investigators identify the suspect, you are urged to call Detective Corporal Javier Aceves at (714) 245-8542 or the Orange County Crime Stoppers at 1-855-847-6227.
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