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Berkeley turns to ‘America’s Most Wanted’ for help in finding suspect

By Chris Treadway
Friday, August 10th, 2012 at 2:56 pm in Berkeley.

Police are turning to "America's Most Wanted" for help in finding suspect Omar Sosa Arenal.

An unsolved 2010 Berkeley sexual assaultcase will be featured this weekend on the long-running television show “America’s Most Wanted.”
The announcement from the Berkeley Police Department:

Berkeley, California (August 10, 2012) – America’s Most Wanted (AMW) will be featuring a stranger sexual assault case that occurred in Berkeley. The episode will air August 10, 2012 at 9:00 p.m. on the Lifetime Television Network.
During the early morning hours of November 10, 2010, the suspect entered the minor victim’s bedroom window. The suspect then sexually assaulted the victim, but evaded capture by fleeing to Mexico.

The suspect was identified as Omar Sosa Arenal, DOB: 6/22/1983 and currently has a no bail warrant for his arrest. He is wanted for various sexual assault charges.
Detectives have been actively pursuing leads and trying to locate the suspect. Detective Alan Dunn stated “with the help of America’s Most Wanted, we are hoping the suspect will be captured and face justice for his brutal crimes.”
BPD is urging anyone with information about the suspect’s whereabouts to please call the BPD Sexual Crimes Unit at (510) 981-5735 or (510) 981-5900 (non-emergency line.) If a person wishes to remain anonymous, he/she can call Bay Area Crimes Stoppers (BACS) at (800) 222- TIPS (8477).

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