Stolen vehicle linked to sexual assault case located; suspect at large

Stolen vehicle linked to sexual assault case located; suspect at large
A dark blue 2007 Hyundai Elantra (similar to car shown above) with Oregon license plate 922 DKD was stolen Tuesday, July 24, 2012.

EUGENE, Ore. - Police in Portland recovered the car stolen from an elderly woman assaulted in her sleep in Eugene by an unknown suspect.

The Portland Police Bureau located the stolen Hyundai Elantra late Thursday night.

The car was unoccupied, and the suspect remains at large.

The attacker took the car from a Coburg Road-area home in Eugene early Tuesday morning after sexually and physically assaulting the 84-year-old resident in her home.

Investigators from the Portland Police Bureau are working with Eugene Police Violent Crimes Detectives to process the vehicle for evidence, police said.

Police ask anyone with information on the case to call Detective Ben Hall at (541) 682-5835.