Mesa police seek suspect in attempted sex assault

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Mesa Police Department Mesa Police Department
MESA, AZ (3TV/CBS 5) -  Mesa police are asking for the public's help with identifying a suspect in an attempted sexual assault.

A female reported that she was approached by a man in a parking lot near Second Avenue and Horne on Feb. 28. Police said she struggled with the man, but was able to get away and contact authorities.

The man fled the scene.

The suspect is described as a 30-year-old white man with leathery skin, buzz-cut blond hair and yellowish teeth with gaps. He is between 5 feet 5 inches and 5 feet 8 inches tall, and possibly weighs 140 to 160 pounds. He was wearing jeans, a navy blue hooded sweater and a black tank top at the time.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Mesa Police Department at 480-644-2211 or Silent Witness at 480-WITNESS.