Tucson Police Dept. looking for sex assault suspect

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TUCSON -- Tucson police are looking for a violent suspect wanted in the beating and sexual assault of a 48-year-old woman.

Detectives say Epifanio Palma Mosqueda, 25, violently assaulted his neighbor both physically and sexually on July 22.

Mosqueda allegedly told the victim he would kill her and her children if she reported the incident.

The victim notified police after seeking medical treatment.

Mosqueda faces sexual assault, kidnapping and aggravated assault. Police believe Mosqueda is still in the Tucson area.

He is described as 5 feet 6 inches tall, 185 pounds with brown hair and eyes and is missing his front teeth.

Anyone with information regarding Mosqueda is urged to call 88-CRIME or 911.

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