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Advisory: SAPD Detectives Request Media And Community Assistance In Locating Wanted Suspect In Attempted Rape Case

Suspect: Gildardo Cortez Martinez (29) believed to be in Orange County area

Synopsis: On 05/21/2017, at 3:34 a.m. , a 25 year-old victim was walking northbound on Broadway Street where she was pulled down the stairwell to the Copper Door and was sexually assaulted. The above suspect has been identified through evidence collected at the scene, as Gildardo Cortez Martinez (29). Martinez has an outstanding warrant for driving under the influence.

Gildardo Cortez Martinez

Description: Male Hispanic, 29 years old, 5’08”,180 lbs., brown hair, brown eyes, thin build, short black hair, mustache, medium complexion

Location of Occurrence: 225 N. Broadway Street, stairwell to the Copper Door Bar.

Anyone with information as to the whereabouts of suspect Gildardo Martinez please contact Det. Majors (714) 900-4174 or Orange County Crime Stoppers at 1-855-TIP-OCCS.

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Art Pedroza started Orange County's first political blog, the Orange Juice, back in 2003. He now publishes the top civic blog in Orange County - New Santa Ana, plus other blogs including New Anaheim, New Fullerton and the Irvine News Blog, as well as the OC Politics Blog.

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