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Placer County Sheriff’s Detectives Seek Public’s Help

Placer County Sheriff’s detectives are looking for a man who attacked a woman at her north Auburn home early Tuesday morning.

Public Information Officer Dena Erwin tells KNCO that at 1:18 a.m., the woman was outside her home on Quartz Drive when she was approached by a white male in his late 20s or early 30s.

Click here to listen to Officer Dena Erwin

Erwin says the victim described some key features of her assailant.

Click here to listen to Officer Dena Erwin

It is believed the incident is a crime of opportunity with it being unlikely that the suspect was casing the woman’s house.

Anyone who may know this suspect is urged to contact Placer County Crime Stoppers. Callers are eligible for a reward of up to $1,000 if the tip leads to an arrest.

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