Man sought in attempted sex assault of girls

SAPD: Man may be linked to other cases of attempting to lure children

SAN ANTONIO – San Antonio police are asking for the public's help in finding and identifying the vehicle or person responsible for attempting to sexually assault two girls.

It happened Monday in the 300 block of Albert Walk in San Antonio.

"If you just look around, you'll see that it's completely empty out here. Normally at this time the kids are playing outside and there's no kids," said Guadalupe Jimenez, in Spanish.

Jimenez, a nearby neighbor, was home when she said she heard a cry for help. 

"We heard screams. It was the neighbor's daughter screaming that something was happening inside her house. She said her older sister was inside the house with a man who had broken into their home and was trying to take them," Jimenez said.

Jimenez rushed to help but the man was gone.

"We ran to see if we could do something for her or at least try to make sure that he didn't take her," Jimenez said.

SAPD described the man as a heavy-set white man who is 30-40 years old with reddish or blondish hair.

He is believed to be driving a 1995-2000 maroon QX4 Infiniti SUV and may also be linked to two other attempted abductions in the area.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Special Victims Unit at 207-2313 or the San Antonio Police Department non-emergency number at 207-7273.

Crime Stoppers will pay up to $5,000 for information that leads to the arrest of the person responsible. Tipsters can call Crime Stoppers at 224-STOP (7867).

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