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Santa Clara Police Department
Friday May 4th, 2018 :: 05:59 a.m. PDT


Sexual Assault - Public Assistance Needed

On Sunday, April 29, 2018 at about 8:50 P.M., a sexual assault occurred near the corner of Benton Street and Waterbird Way. An adult female victim was walking on the sidewalk when she was grabbed from behind by an unknown male suspect. The suspect groped the victim before running away.

The suspect is described as a male, 20-35 years old, slim build, light skinned, dark colored hair, wearing dark colored shirt and shorts.

Santa Clara Police Detectives are asking individuals to come forward that may have witnessed the assault, as well as residents with surveillance cameras in that general neighborhood. See map footprint below.

Anyone with information about this case and/or surveillance cameras in the below footprint, please contact Detective John Terry at (408) 615-4812 or

If you have been a victim of a similar incident, please contact the Santa Clara Police Department immediately.

Date of Occurrence: April 29, 2018

Time: 8:50 P.M.

Incident: Sexual Assault

Case Number: 18-3800

Location: Benton Street and Waterbird Way

Prepared by: Captain Wahid Kazem

Public Information Officer

Administrative Services Division

(408) 615-4864

Santa Clara Police Department
601 El Camino Real
Santa Clara, CA 95050

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 408-615-5580

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