Henry Lee's Rap Sheet for Dec. 18, 2015

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Here's the Rap Sheet for Dec. 18, 2015:

MAN SOUGHT IN OAKLAND ATTACK: Oakland police are trying to find a man they say confronted a woman along Piedmont Avenue early Thursday.

The 29-year-old woman says she was accosted shortly after midnight while walking on the 3300 block of Piedmont Avenue. A man came up from behind, pressed a metal object into her back and forced her to walk to a secluded location near Randwick Avenue.

The men then robbed her and tried to sexually assault her, police said.

"Kicking and screaming, the victim attempted to fight off the suspect," police said. >"The suspect then fled on foot with the victim’s property."

The assailant is described as about 25 to 30 years old, with a medium build. He was wearing a black and white scarf and a dark hooded sweater.

The first two photos were taken before the incident, while the third was taken afterward.

Anyone with information is asked to call Oakland police at (510) 238-3641.

KNOW THIS GUY?: If you recognize this burglary suspect, San Jose police want to talk to you.

The man forced his way into a home on Sherlock Drive through a rear sliding door about 2 p.m. Sept. 15.

Police did not say what, if anything, he may have taken from the home. 

Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Sgt. Mike Montonye at (408) 277-4401.

PACKAGE DELIVERER HELPS CRACK CASE: An alert UPS driver helped helped Sonoma County sheriff's deputies track down a prolific residential burglary suspect, authorities said today.

William Giannini, 27, of Santa Rosa was arrested Thursday for allegedly breaking into at least five homes in the North Bay.

The case began Tuesday when a UPS driver saw a man jumping from the backyard of a home on Barcelona Drive in Sonoma, said sheriff's Lt. Carlos Basurto.

The UPS driver took photos of the man’s car as it drove away and then contacted a neighbor, who discovered and reported the burglary, Basurto said.

"Using the photos provided by the UPS driver, detectives were able to identify, locate and arrest Giannini," Basurto said.

When he was arrested, he was in possession of numerous stolen items, including electronics, jewelry, coins and a gun. Some of the property have yet to be traced back to the owners or reported stolen, authorities said.

Giannini told investigators that besides the Sonoma break-in, he's responsible for burglaries over the past month in Healdsburg, Windsor, Santa Rosa, Rohnert Park, Petaluma, Calistoga and Novato. 

He said he would typically walk through neighborhoods and case homes to break into "by knocking on doors and waiting to see if anyone answered,' Basurto said. "If someone answered, he would give the excuse that he was looking for his lost dog then leave."

CRIME FILES: Join us at about 10:45 p.m. Sunday as we discuss a cold Berkeley case that hits home for us at KTVU, the unsolved 1998 killing of Rick DeVecchi, who was run over and killed by a driver in West Berkeley. DeVecchi is the brother of KTVU photojournalist Randy DeVecchi. 

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