Police seek suspect in sexual assault at Scottsdale park

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By Jennifer Thomas By Jennifer Thomas

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – Scottsdale police are asking for the public's help identifying the suspect in a sexual assault at a park early Saturday morning.

Police said between 1:28 a.m. and approximately 3 a.m., the male suspect gave the female victim a ride from Old Town Scottsdale, possibly in the area around the Bottled Blonde bar, which is located near Camelback and Scottsdale roads.

Sgt. Ben Hoster said the suspect then drove her to Paiute Park near Osborn Road and 66th Street where he sexually assaulted her.

The suspect is described as a Hispanic or Native American male between 20 and 30 years old with medium-length dark hair and a nose with a "crooked bridge." He was last seen wearing jeans and a white shirt. The suspect is believed to speak with a Spanish accent.

The possible suspect vehicle is a newer model silver or white two-door passenger car with dark leather seats.

Anyone with information about this case is asked to call the Scottsdale Police Department at 480-312-5000.