Glendale police searching for sex assault suspect

Posted at 2:22 PM, Jun 30, 2016
and last updated 2016-06-30 22:03:18-04

Glendale police are searching for an armed and dangerous man who broke into a woman’s home and sexually assaulted her Tuesday night.

Investigators said the culprit was hiding in the victim’s home near 59th Avenue and Thunderbird Road when she arrived home Tuesday at approximately 9 p.m.

The victim told police that her attacker threatened to shoot her and told her that he lived in Glendale. He also told the victim that he is from California, police said.

The suspect is described as an 18-year-old black man who is 5 feet 7 inches tall with a thin build and clean-shaven face.

Anyone with information in asked to call the Glendale Police Department or Silent Witness at 480-WITNESS.