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Police looking to ID woman accused of aggravated assault of child near Dallas elementary school

Police say a woman committed an aggravated sexual assault of a child in the 17800 block of Campbell Road, near Rose Haggar Elementary School.

DALLAS — Investigators are asking for the public's help identifying a woman suspected of sexually assaulting a child, according to the Dallas Police Department.

Police said it happened about 5 p.m. on Jan. 1, in the 17800 block of Campbell Road, near Rose Haggar Elementary School. 

The suspect is described as a Black female between 30 to 40 years old. She has long blonde braids and was wearing a dark-colored coat and skirt during the alleged assault, according to police.

The suspect was also walking two small white dogs and driving a red car, police said.

Police released a photo of the woman, seen below.

Credit: Dallas Police Department

Sgt. Warrant Mitchell with the Dallas Police Department suggests parents speak with their children and urge them to avoid walking alone.

“If you see a stranger and they’re approaching you, by all means hurriedly walk away. And if they look like they are walking behind you, take off running, start screaming. Do whatever you can to get the attention of another adult,” said Mitchell.

The police department is also looking into if this is an isolated incident or if there are additional reports.

Anyone with information about the case is asked contact detective Richard Valencia with the Child Exploitation Unit at 214-671-4339.

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