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The Apache Junction Police Department is releasing the following information about an alleged sexual assault.
On Jan. 28, at 4:30 a.m., Apache Junction police officers responded to an address on East Junction Avenue in the city of Apache Junction for a reported sexual assault. The assault was alleged to have occurred in an unknown desert area within Apache Junction. The reporting party informed the police that his girlfriend came home extremely distressed stating that there was a crazy man outside their home and he had sexually assaulted her. The boyfriend immediately went outside and saw a white male in a newer (possibly 2011-2015) white Dodge pickup truck with a work/ladder rack rapidly backing out of the driveway and speed away. The victim detailed she had met the male subject (introduced only as “Brandon”) at the Lucky Strikes bar in Apache Junction, who offered to give her a ride home. The suspect then took victim to an unknown location in the desert where he sexually assaulted her. The victim was later able to convince the suspect to drop her off at her home.
The suspect is described as follows:
Build: Little muscular and chubby
Distinguishing feature: Straight teeth
Age: Approximately 32 – 38 (under 40)
Height: Approximately 5’7” – 5’10”
Weight: Approximately 185 lb.
Skin Tone: Tan
Eye Color: Unknown
Hair Color: Brown
Hair: Straight, top longer than sides. Sides not shaved or shaggy