SMPD investigates sexual assault at gunpoint


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Sonia Garcia

On April 24, a man broke into a women’s apartment, held her at gunpoint and sexually assaulted her. The San Marcos Police Department is searching for the suspect.

The victim told police when she got home at 3:45 p.m. on Wednesday, she found an unknown assailant in her bedroom.

The man was described as a black male in his 20s with an athletic build, about 6 feet tall and was last seen in a black sweatshirt, pants, gloves, socks and slide sandals with a mask covering the lower half of his face.

The victim arrived at the San Marcos Police Department and reported she was a victim of sexual assault at 7:18 p.m. the same day. An investigation determined the offense occurred at the victim’s apartment complex, the Cottages of San Marcos.

The SMPD Criminal Investigation Department is investigating. Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Campbell by phone at 512.753.2312 or by email at [email protected].

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