Police seek suspect after parking lot battery

Cosumnes River College police are on the lookout for a suspect after a female student was assaulted in parking lot C on the evening of March 4.

According to a crime bulletin released by the police department, the male suspect fled on foot toward Calvine road after slapping the female victim in the face during a verbal argument at 7:10 p.m. Several witnesses observed the incident, according to the crime bulletin.

The suspect was described as an African-American male who is “approximately 5- feet- 8 inches tall and weighing about 120 lbs,” and was last seen wearing a black and white pom-pom beanie and a bright colored backpack, according to the crime bulletin.

The police department advises students travel with another person and walk and park in well-lit areas if they must travel at night, according to the bulletin.

Students who have any information regarding this incident are encouraged to contact the Los Rios Police Department at (916) 558-2221.

The CRC police could not be reached for comment at the time of this article’s publication.