CCSO asking for public's help in identifying suspect in assault case | Crime
The Cochise County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help to identify a suspect in an assault and attempted burglary case that happened earlier this week.
CCSO was notified early in the afternoon, on Monday August 19, of an assault that had just taken place at a residence in Cochise Arizona.
According to CCSO the caller advised that he was on the phone with his girlfriend who was reportedly at his home in Cochise when he heard her scream and the phone went dead. The caller advised that he was trying to call her back without success and he was on his way to the home from Tucson.
Sheriff's Deputies arrived at the home and discovered a 34-year-old female lying on the floor in the living room, deputies immediately called for medical assistance. According to CCSO deputies the woman told them she came to the home after 10 a.m. that Monday morning and observed newer model, but with faded red paint Dodge truck, backed up to the back door of the home. The Dodge had a distinctive rear bumper accessory, the woman told deputies, as well as chrome running boards attached to the sides.
The victim told deputies she had been talking to her boyfriend on the phone and she told him there was someone else in the house. Deputies said the victim entered the home, and saw a man trying to remove a flat screen TV from the wall; the suspect then threw something at the victim before knocking her to the floor and allegedly assaulting her, before he left the house. She was then taken to the hospital for treatment of her injuries.
The suspect is described as a white male in his 40s, 5’10” to 6’ tall, with a stocky build, with brown and grey hair. He was last seen wearing a black tank top and jeans.
The Cochise County Sheriff's Office is asking for assistance from the community and public at large to help identify this dangerous suspect before another incident such as this occurs. The vehicle is distinctive with the rear bumper accessory, what looks like bull testicles.
Anyone with information in this case is asked to contact the Cochise County Sheriff's Office at (520) 432-9500 and all information received will remain confidential.