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PD: Woman hitching ride sexually assaulted in desert


A suspect is wanted for questioning in connection with a recent Casa Grande-area sexual assault.

A man offered a 32-year-old woman a ride on Feb. 17 from an AM/PM convenience store on Florence Boulevard, according to the Pinal County Sheriff's Office.    

The suspect told the woman his name was William, deputies said. He then drove her into the desert near Woodruff Lane and Henness Road and sexually assaulted her, PCSO said. 

The suspect is described as in his mid-20s. He is about 6' tall and weighs 180 pounds. He has brown hair and brown eyes. He was driving a red, older-model Chevy Camaro with a T-top.

People with information on his whereabouts or identity are asked to contact the Pinal County Sheriff's Office at 520-866-5111.

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