Police drawing of likeness of man who raped a woman along Watt Avenue near Capital City Freeway the morning of Sept. 19, 2013.
NORTH HIGHLANDS, CA - A woman was treated at the hospital after she was sexually assaulted on a well-traveled Sacramento County road Thursday morning.
According to Sgt. Jason Ramos with the Sacramento County Sheriff's Department, the victim was walking along northbound Watt Avenue near the Capital City Freeway when a man grabbed and pulled her down the road's embankment and attacked her.
The victim had been on her way to work.
Friday, the sheriff's department provided a drawing of the assailant. Ramos said he was described as black, between 20 and 30 years old, about 5 feet 8 inches tall and weighing between 180 and 200 pounds. He was clean-shaven and had a dark complexion. The victim said he wore a black "casual" leather jacket, black or dark-colored jeans and black or dark boots.
Deputies searched the area for evidence and anyone who may have seen the attack, closing off a lane of Watt for their investigation.