At 8:09 p.m. Tuesday (October 13), Roseville Police Department officers responded to Lincoln Estates Park, 331 James Dr., regarding an attack that occurred about ten minutes earlier. A 40-year-old Roseville woman was walking her dog in the park when an unknown male assailant attacked her with a knife. He rummaged through her pockets, but did not take any property from her. He then fled on foot.
Roseville officers searched the surrounding area extensively with the help of the CHP’s helicopter and a police canine, but were unable to locate the suspect.
The victim was taken to Sutter Roseville Medical Center by ambulance. She was treated for a minor knife injury to her chest and released.
The suspect was described as an Hispanic male in his late 20s or early 30s, 5’9″ tall, 150 pounds, with short hair and a goatee, and a disheveled appearance. He was wearing a black beanie cap, a dark buttoned-up long-sleeved shirt, and blue jeans.
Anyone with any information about this crime is asked to call Roseville Crime Stoppers at 916-783-STOP (783-7867). Callers may remain anonymous, and may be eligible for cash rewards for information leading to arrest.