The Portland Police Department is asking the public’s help in locating a person of interest in an assault on a young child in the East Bayside neighborhood.
On Sunday morning, October 5th, at 3 AM, police responded to a Greenleaf Street residence for the report of a burglary that had just occurred. Investigation revealed that a man entered the apartment and sexually assaulted a young child. The man fled the apartment when an adult heard a disturbance in the child’s room and came to investigate.
Police are seeking 25-year-old Julian M. Soto of 39 Greenleaf Street for questioning. Soto is described as being a light-skinned Hispanic with dark hair. He is 5’8” tall and weighs about 190 pounds. Police have been unable to locate him, and ask that anyone with information about Soto’s whereabouts to contact police immediately. Information can be provided by calling 207-874-8575.
Area residents should lock all doors and windows and report any suspicious activity to police.