Authorities seek public help to identify Pacific Beach assault suspect

first_imgAuthorities seek public help to identify Pacific Beach assault suspect KUSI Newsroom SAN DIEGO (KUSI) – Authorities Wednesday reached out to the public for help identifying and locating a man suspected of sexually assaulting a sleeping woman at her Pacific Beach home.It happened around 1:45 a.m. Monday at a residence in the 900 block of Chalcedony Street, located off Mission Boulevard, San Diego police Officer Mark Herring said.The suspect entered the house through an open window and sexually assaulted the victim while she was sleeping, Herring said.When confronted, the suspect fled the area in an unknown direction, he said.The suspect was described as a white man who is bald and believed to be in his 40s. He was last seen wearing a short sleeve shirt.Anyone who might be able to help investigators determine the suspect’s identity is asked to call San Diego Crime Stoppers at (888) 580-8477 or contact the agency online at sdcrimestoppers.org. Tipsters may remain anonymous and could be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000.San Diego Crime Stoppers official press release is pasted below:San Diego County Crime Stoppers and investigators from the San Diego Police Department’s Sex Crimes Unit are asking for assistance from the public to help identify and locate an unknown suspect wanted for a sexual assault that occurred in the Pacific Beach area of San Diego.On October 1, 2018, at approximately 1:45 a.m., an unknown male entered a residence located in the 900 block of Chalcedony Street, in San Diego. The victim/resident, a twenty-eight-year-old female, was asleep at the time. The male entered through an open window. The male sexually assaulted the victim. When confronted, the suspect fled the residence in an unknown direction. Detectives are aggressively investigating this case and are searching for additional witnesses and evidence.The victim described the suspect as a White male, about 40-years-old, and bald. The suspect was last seen wearing a short sleeve shirt.Anyone with information on the identity and or location of the suspect should call SDPD’s Sex Crimes Unit, Detective D. Garren at (619) 531-2210 or the Crime Stoppers anonymous tip line at (888) 580-8477. Crime Stoppers is offering up to a $1,000 reward to anyone with information that leads to an arrest in this case.Visit the Crime Stoppers website at www.sdcrimestoppers.org for more information on how to send anonymous web and mobile app tips. Categories: Local San Diego News FacebookTwitter Updated: 11:46 AMcenter_img KUSI Newsroom, Posted: October 3, 2018 October 3, 2018last_img read more

Turtle Odyssey coming to Fleet Science Center

first_img July 2, 2019 Turtle Odyssey coming to Fleet Science Center KUSI Newsroom, Categories: Entertainment, Good Morning San Diego, Local San Diego News FacebookTwitter Posted: July 2, 2019 00:00 00:00 spaceplay / pause qunload | stop ffullscreenshift + ←→slower / faster ↑↓volume mmute ←→seek  . seek to previous 12… 6 seek to 10%, 20% … 60% XColor SettingsAaAaAaAaTextBackgroundOpacity SettingsTextOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundSemi-TransparentOpaqueTransparentFont SettingsSize||TypeSerif MonospaceSerifSans Serif MonospaceSans SerifCasualCursiveSmallCapsResetSave SettingsA heartwarming story of one tiny sea turtle’s big adventure will be making a splash at the Fleet Science Center in the new giant screen documentary adventure, Turtle Odyssey.Based in Australia, Turtle Odyssey explores the unique lifecycle of an Australian green sea turtle named Bunji and her incredible journey across the open ocean. Moviegoers will be able to follow Bunji from a hatchling into adulthood as she swims thousands of miles, meets incredible creatures and has some really wild encounters. She will eventually migrate, with mysterious precision, back to the very beach where she was born-to lay her own eggs—the foundation of the next generation.Turtle Odyssey premieres in the Heikoff Giant Dome Theater on Friday, July 5, 2019. KUSI Newsroom last_img read more

Study shows example of a parasite using a bioweapon to control host

first_img Citation: Study shows example of a parasite using a bioweapon to control host (2015, February 11) retrieved 18 August 2019 from https://phys.org/news/2015-02-parasite-bioweapon-host.html More information: Who is the Puppet Master? Replication of a Parasitic Wasp-associated Virus Correlates with Host Behavior Manipulation, Proceedings of the Royal Society B, rspb.royalsocietypublishing.or … .1098/rspb.2014.2773 Journal information: Proceedings of the Royal Society B Dinocampus coccinellae larva forming cocoon next to paralyzed ladybug. Credit: Neeld Tanksley/Wikipedia. (Phys.org)—Researchers affiliated with several institutions in France have found that a species of parasitic wasp uses a virus as a bioweapon to stun a host ladybug into serving as a guard for its offspring. In their paper published in Proceedings of the Royal Society B, the researchers describe several techniques they used to uncover the true nature of the relationship between the wasps and lady bugs. © 2015 Phys.orglast_img read more