November 28, 2009 (Rancho San Diego) -- an Diego Sheriff’s Department’s Domestic Violence Unit asks the public’s help to locate a suspect on the run. Early on Thanksgiving morning, November 26th, Francisco McCrary allegedly assaulted the mother of his five-year-old son at her home in Rancho San Diego. McCrary reportedly beat and strangled the 29 year-old victim to unconsciousness. When she regained consciousness, McCrary held her and her three minor children against their will, preventing them from calling authorities.
The suspect convinced the victim to drive him to a La Mesa Trolley stop, despite her condition. She was transported via ambulance to Grossmont Hospital for her injuries. The Sheriff’s Department was notified and members of the Sheriff’s Domestic Violence Unit were called in to investigate.
Due to the extent of the victim’s serious injuries, McCrary is wanted for assault with a deadly weapon, false imprisonment, and child cruelty. McCrary is a documented Linda Vista gang member who uses the gang name of “Capone.”
A search has been underway since the assault. So far he has managed to elude capture. The San Diego Sheriff requests the public’s assistance in locating McCrary. McCrary is known to frequent the Linda Vista area of San Diego, however he could be anywhere in the County.
Francisco Enrique McCrary AKA “Capone” is a 37-year-old Hispanic man, 200 lbs., six feet tall, with brown hair and brown eyes. Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to call the San Diego Sheriff’s Department at (858) 565-5200.