Detectives Searching for Suspects in Burglary and Sexual Battery
at the Holiday Inn Express in Old Town
Up to $1,000 Reward Offered
San Diego County Crime Stoppers and San Diego Police Department Sex Crimes detectives are searching for two male subjects that are persons of interest in connection with a burglary of an occupied hotel room at the Holiday Inn Express located at 1955 San Diego Avenue in Old Town, San Diego.
On March 12, 2012, at approximately 5:00 a.m., two unknown male subjects entered a hotel room at the Holiday Inn Express while the male and female occupants were asleep. Once inside the room, the suspect(s) took cash, property, and rental car keys. Prior to leaving the room, one of the suspects sexually battered the sleeping woman.
Two unknown male subjects were later caught on surveillance video leaving the hotel in the victim’s vehicle. Pictures of the two male subjects are attached to this release.
Suspect #1: Hispanic male, early 20’s, medium build, wearing a baseball cap, hoodie jacket and pants (see attached picture.)
Suspect #2: Black male, early 20’s, medium build, wearing a pullover sweatshirt and pants (see attached picture.)
Anyone with information on the identity and/or location of these suspects is asked to call the San Diego Police Department’s Sex Crimes Unit at (619) 531-2255 or the Crime Stoppers anonymous tip line at (888) 580-8477. Crime Stoppers is offering up to a $1,000 reward to anyone with information that leads to an arrest in this case. Anonymous email and text messages can be sent in via http://www.sdcrimestoppers.com.
• Media inquiries about the case can be directed to Lt. Anastasia Smith at (619) 531-2686.
• Media inquiries about Crime Stoppers can be directed to either Officer James Johnson at (619) 531-1500 or Deputy Adriana Uribe at (619) 531-1547.
For information leading to an arrest, you could receive up to a $1,000 reward and remain anonymous. The qualification of any person(s) for the reward and the amount of the reward for any person(s) so qualifying will be determined by San Diego County Crime Stoppers, Inc, in its sole discretion. The amount of all rewards given shall not exceed $1,000. Information must be received on the tip line, (888) 580-8477.