Oakland police release photo of robbery and attempted rape suspect on the loose


OAKLAND, Calif. (KGO) — Oakland Police are asking for the public’s help in identifying a suspect wanted in connection with an attempted rape and robbery.

It happened on August 28 just after 9:30 a.m. on Parker Avenue near Ney Avenue.

Police said the victim was walking down the street when the man, armed with a gun, approached from behind and tackled the victim to the ground and began to sexually assault him.

The victim screamed for help and the man ran away, but stole the victim’s cell phone.

If you know anything about this case, police urge you to contact the OPD Special Victims Unit at (510) 238-3641 or TIP LINE at (510) 238-7950.

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