UNION CITY -- Police are asking the public's help in finding a man they say sexually assaulted a woman after robbing her at gunpoint.

Police said the attack happened around 8:15 p.m. Saturday in the 30600 block of Dyer Street. The woman told police she was leaving Walmart when she saw a man was waiting for her at her car in the parking lot of the store.

The man initially demanded property from the woman and assaulted her, police said.

The man, who was armed with a handgun, ordered the victim to get into her car. He then told her to drive to a nearby neighborhood in the Casa Verde area near San Luces and San Carlos ways. Police said the man then sexually assaulted the woman inside the car before fleeing the area on foot.

The woman was taken to a hospital with injuries that were not life-threatening, police added.

The incident is under investigation. Anyone with information related to this case can call the Union City Police Department investigations unit at 510-471-1365.

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