April 23, 2024
A San Diego Police cruiser. Photograph by Chris Stone

A second San Diego State College scholar has come ahead to report being sexually assaulted in latest weeks after ordering a rideshare car, authorities stated Wednesday.

The 19-year-old advised investigators the crime happened within the 5000 block of Rockford Drive between midnight and a pair of a.m. on Aug. 19, after the coed and a companion bought right into a dark-colored sedan that they believed was a being pushed by a ride-share employee, in line with the San Diego Police Division.

Following the alleged assault, the motive force dropped off the pair a number of blocks from the place he had picked them up, SDPD Lt. Carmen Rivera stated. They described the alleged assailant as a “poofy”-haired man in his mid-20s, about 5’8″ tall and of medium construct, who spoke with a heavy accent that made him obscure, Rivera stated.

An identical assault allegedly occurred Aug 27 close to the SDSU campus, in line with police.

“Whereas no definitive hyperlink has been made between these two instances, there are related circumstances surrounding the 2,” Rivera stated.

Anybody with details about both case is requested to name San Diego County Crime Stoppers at 888-580-8477 or contact the company on-line at sdcrimestoppers.org. Tipsters could stay nameless and could possibly be eligible for a reward of as much as $1,000.

Metropolis Information Service contributed to this text.