By Bee Staff
The Sacramento Police Department is asking for the public's help in solving two sexual assaults.
On Feb. 23 at approximately 6:30 p.m., a 19-year-old woman was walking in the area of Franklin Boulevard, near Calvine Road when she was approached by two males.
One of the males grabbed her from behind and dragged her into a nearby field where she was sexually assaulted.
One suspect was described as a black male in his early 20s, about 5 feet 7 inches tall and with a medium build. He was wearing a dark jacket with a hood.
The second suspect was only described as a black male adult.
On March 20 at approximately 11:49 p.m., an 18-year-old woman was walking in the area of Florin Road, near Loma Verde Way when she was approached by a man.
The man dragged her into a nearby parking lot in the 2300 block of Florin Road where he sexually assaulted her.
The suspect was described as a black male in his 20s. He was about 5 feet 10 inches tall with a heavy build. He was wearing a white jacket or sweatshirt with a green stripe on the sleeve.
Detectives do not know if the cases are related, according to a Police Department news release.
Anyone with information on these two cases is asked to contact Crime Alert at (916) 443-HELP or text in a tip to 274637 (CRIMES). Enter SACTIP followed by the tip information.
Callers can remain anonymous and may be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000.