STOCKTON (CBS13) – Detectives are searching for a man who allegedly committed sexual battery on woman in Stockton.

On October 29, a 37-year-old woman was in Food 4 Less on W. Hammer Lane when a man began to follow her. She left the store, but the man followed her to her residence, where he allegedly violated the woman, according to a statement from the Stockton Police Department. She was able to fight off the man, who then left.

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5635577_GThe suspect is described as a 30-35-year-old black male, 6 feet 2 inches tall and weighing 230 pounds. Police have released a surveillance photo of the suspect.

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Police encourage citizens with information about the investigation to call them immediately (209) 937-8377, the Investigations Unit at (209) 937-8323, or Crime Stoppers at (209) 946-0600. Callers can remain anonymous.

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