San Jose State University

Police Search For Suspect in San Jose State Sexual Assault

San Jose State University police are asking members of the public to provide any information they have that may be relevant to a sexual assault that occurred Monday at the university's South Campus.

The University Police Department said a woman was sexually assaulted at about 4 a.m. Monday in the university's Park & Ride Lot at South Seventh Street and East Humboldt Street.

The woman was using a portable toilet located near the bus shelter when a man, who had followed her, forced open the door and sexually assaulted her, according to police.

The attack was interrupted by friends of the victim and the suspect fled on a bicycle, police said.

The suspect is described as being in his 30s or 40s and having a thin mustache and two braids in his hair. He was wearing a pea coat, dark jeans and no shirt.

Anyone who has information about this crime or a similar crime, who may have been a witness, or who can provide additional information is urged to call the University Police Department at (408) 924-2222.

People who want to remain anonymous can use the department's TipNow system by calling or texting 408-337-2919 or emailing

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