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Investigators ask for assistance identifying suspect

VISTA — A 16-year-old female was walking her dog around noon on Aug. 6 near her apartment complex, located at 820 Sycamore Ave. in Vista, when she noticed a man getting out of a white Chevy Colorado 4-door pick-up truck which was parked across the street from her complex. The man walked towards her and commented about her dog. She told the man that her dog was not friendly towards strangers and walked away. When she reached the stairs leading to her apartment, the man grabbed her buttocks, snickered and walked back to his truck. The suspect was last seen driving away.

The suspect is described as a white male, between 25 to 30 years old, about 6 feet tall with a medium build and a shadow of a beard. He was wearing dark SPY brand sunglasses, light and dark blue baseball cap with the initials “SD” on the front, a white collarless shirt and khaki pants.

Investigators are asking anyone with information on the identity and or location of the person responsible for this crime to call the Crime Stoppers anonymous tip line at (888) 580-8477. Crime Stoppers is offering up to a $1,000 reward to anyone with information that leads to an arrest in this case. Anonymous e-mail and text messages can be sent in via