Riverside Police Department
Press Release


For Immediate Release

Date November 11, 2001
Contact Lt. Meredyth Meredith
Phone (909) 351-6050


Kidnapping and Rape

Riverside, CA On Saturday, November 11, 2001 at approximately 10:30 P.M. a male subject kidnapped a woman from a liquor store parking lot in the area of Jackson and California. The suspect forced the victim to drive her white SUV to a dirt lot on California near Van Buren where she was sexually assaulted. The victim was able to get away and run for help. The suspect was last seen running away from the vehicle. The suspect was described as a Hispanic male adult wearing a ski mask which covered his face. He is described as being approximately 5-11, 180 lbs.

Anyone with information, please call Detective J. Uriarte at (909) 320-8000.