Sheriff's Office investigates sexual assault of woman

November 1, 2011 1:30:45 PM PDT
The Marin County Sheriff's Office is investigating the sexual assault of a 60-year-old woman in Marin City on Sunday night.

The woman told sheriff's deputies she was walking in the Terrace Drive area when a man grabbed her, sexually assaulted her and then fled, sheriff's Sgt. Craig Scardina said.

The incident was reported at 10:41 p.m.

The victim was taken to a hospital for an examination, Scardino said.

The suspect is described as a black man between 18 and 25 years old who stands about 6 feet tall.

Anyone with information about the assault is asked to call the sheriff's office at (415) 499-7233 of Bay Area Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-TIPS.