Police are asking help finding Kevin Briggs, a convicted felon and registered sex offender, who violently assaulted a female and police officer in Montana. Briggs was seen in San Francisco, Berkeley, and Oakland last week.
Oakland Tribune has more:
On the morning of Feb. 1, a woman called the Bozeman Police Department to report an assault, and said that her attacker had attempted to strangle her before he left. When police located Briggs, he allegedly resisted arrest and hit an officer in the face, authorities said. He was arrested but escaped custody.
According to SF Appeal/BCN, "He may be traveling to Oregon, Washington state or Mexico and staying in homeless shelters while earning travel funds
The suspect — currently on probation for convictions of sexual intercourse without consent, kidnapping, and burglary, just to name a few — also goes by the names "Aimee MacIntire, Kevin Bacon [!], Kevin Anthony Briggs, Kevin A. Briggs, Timothy McCoy, James Meismer, James Zenon Meismer."
He has a star tattoo around his right nipple, in his armpit, and one inside his lower lip. He comes in around 5' 5" and 5' 7" weighing around 120 to 150, brown hair, hazel eyes. He is considered armed and dangerous.
Anyone with information on Briggs should call the FBI 24-hour line at 415-553-7400 or call 911.