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Los Altos Police Department
Monday January 9th, 2023 :: 05:08 p.m. PST


Press Release: Sexual Battery Incident at Los Altos Care Facility; Police Seek Public’s Help in Identifying Suspect.

The Los Altos Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in locating a male suspect involved in a sexual battery incident involving an elderly female.

On Saturday, January 7, at approximately 5:45 PM, officers responded to a local care facility regarding a sexual battery incident that had just occurred. Investigation revealed that the suspect gained unauthorized access into the facility and subsequently sexually battered the victim. The suspect fled the facility via a bicycle.

Detectives are releasing photographs of the suspect from the care facility’s surveillance footage. The Los Altos Police Department requests the public’s help for information about this incident and/or the suspect’s identity.

The suspect is described as a Black male, possibly in his twenties or thirties, approximately 5’8” to 6’ in height, with a thin build, and a shaved head. The suspect wore blue or black athletic pants and a blue or black hooded sweatshirt or jacket.

Anyone with information pertaining to this investigation is asked to contact Los Altos Police Sergeant Steven Spillman at (650) 947-2689, [email protected] or Los Altos Police Detective Josh Cottrell at (650) 947-2647, [email protected]. Individuals wishing to remain anonymous may call the Los Altos Police Department Tip-Line at (650) 947-2774.

For the suspect's photos, please view the full press release (

Los Altos Police Department
1 N San Antonio Rd
Los Altos, CA 94022

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