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Man Responsible for String of Sexual Assaults, Fairfield Police Say

FAIRFIELD-

Fairfield Police are looking for a man they believe is responsible for a string of sexual assaults earlier this month.

On Aug. 2, police say a man made inappropriate comments at a woman along the Linear Trail near Northwood Drive and Lopes Road.

Fifteen minutes later, a man of the same description allegedly attacked a 16-year-old girl who was jogging by. Police say she was able to escape unharmed.

This is an artist's sketch of a man Fairfield Police suspect committed

This is an artist’s sketch of a man Fairfield Police suspect committed several sexual assaults this month.

Officers searched the area but did not find the man.

The following evening, a woman jogging near Lopes Road and Summer Grove Drive was sexually assaulted. Police believe it was the same suspect from the previous day.

Investigators released a sketch of the suspect, described as a white male, between 18 and 20 years old, around 5-feet-8-inches tall with a slim build. He has a narrow jaw line, light brown or reddish, short hair and a thin beard.

Anyone with information about the assaults is asked to contact Fairfield Police.