Dona Ana, NM (KTSM) — Las Cruces Crime Stoppers is offering a $1,000 reward for information that could help identify the man suspected of sexually assaulting a woman last week in the village of Dona Ana.
Dona Ana County Sheriffs say the sexual assault happened just before noon on Wednesday, November 20 at a home in the 5200 block of Comanche Trail in Dona Ana.
The victim told investigators that a man forced his way into her home when she answered the door. He knocked the victim against a wall, causing her to lose consciousness. When she regained consciousness, she found her dog attacking the man.
The victim in the case was sexually assaulted by the man, but her young daughter who was home at the time was unharmed.
The suspect is described as a dark-skinned Hispanic man, about 30 years old with dark eyes. He may have received injuries from being attacked by the woman’s dog.
Anyone with information that can help identify the suspect is asked to contact Las Cruces Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or send a tip via text message to CRIMES (274637), keyword LCTIPS.
The Crime Stoppers number and text messaging services are operational 24 hours a day and you do not have to give your name to collect a reward.