For Immediate Release
Press Contact: Andrew Frankel, (510) 981-5881

SUSPECT WANTED IN EVELYN STREET SEXUAL ASSAULT

Berkeley, California (Monday, November 22, 2010) - Early this morning an arrest warrant was issued for the suspect believed to be responsible for a home invasion sexual assault. Wanted for rape, sodomy, false imprisonment, oral copulation, burglary, and sexual battery is: Sosa, Omar who was identified as having been responsible for entering the minor victim’s bedroom early Saturday morning, November 20, 2010, through an unlocked window. He sexually assaulted her and fled the scene.

Assualt Suspect

Omar Sosa 6-22-1983 of Berkeley

Detectives believe Sosa has left the bay area and may be headed south in an attempt to flee to Mexico. He is believed to be driving a ’97 Ford Ranger, gray, double cab, with a white camper shell (no license plate at this time).
Detectives are asking for the community’s help with this investigation. Anyone who may have any information regarding this crime is urged to call the BPD at (510) 981-5900 (non-emergency dispatch line). If callers wish to remain anonymous they are asked to call the Bay Area Crime Stoppers Tip Line at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).

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