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SJPD Arrests Suspect for Lewd and Lascivious Acts with a Minor under 14 years
Filed under Press Release, on 8/1/2019 4:30:00 PM by Author: Officer Gina Tepoorten #3103.

TYPE OF CRIME: Lewd and Lascivious Acts with a Minor under 14 Years, Sodomy Against a Minor, False Imprisonment  CASE NUMBER: 19-212-0602
LOCATION: 100 block of North 4th Street, San Jose, CA
 
 
VICTIM: Withheld AGE: 12 Years 
ADDRESS: 
 
 
SUSPECT: Coshmond Hill AGE: 43 Years
ADDRESS: Transient
Suspect Coshmond Hill

 

San Jose, Calif. - The San Jose Police Department arrested Coshmond Hill for lewd and lascivious acts with a minor under 14 years (felony) - 288(b)(1) PC, sodomy of a minor (felony) - 286(b) PC, false imprisonment (felony) - 236 PC.

On Wednesday, July 31, 2019, at about 2:24 PM, San Jose police officers received a call of a sexual assault in progress in the 100 block of North 4th Street in San Jose.  The reporting party observed the assault and immediately called police. Officers arrived on scene within minutes and apprehended the suspect in the area.

The investigation revealed that the victim was walking in the area when the suspect lured the victim into the alleyway.  The victim was prevented from leaving and then sexually assaulted by the suspect.  

Chief Eddie Garcia said, "My heart goes out to this young victim and family.  I cannot thank the vigilance of our reporting party enough and the rapid apprehension by our patrol units.  No one, much less a child should ever have to endure this type of trauma." 

Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Sergeant Sean Pierce or Detective Chris McTiernan of the San Jose Police Department's ICAC/CED Unit at 408-537-1381.

Persons wishing to remain anonymous may either call the Crime Stoppers Tip Line, (408) 947-STOP (7867), or click the "Submit a Tip" link below. Persons providing information leading to the arrest and conviction of the suspect may be eligible for a cash reward from the Silicon Valley Crime Stoppers.

 

BY: Officer Gina Tepoorten #3103 AUTHORIZED BY: Lt. Brian Anderson #3459
DATE: 8/1/19 TIME: 4:00 PM DATE: 8/1/19 TIME: 4:00 PM


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