For more than two weeks, police have followed numerous leads from the public regarding who may have been responsible for an alleged sexual assault on a 61-year-old Stockton Springs woman, but those efforts have yet to result in an arrest.

Lt. Jason Trundy with the Waldo County Sheriff’s Office said Monday afternoon, May 21, that police have fielded several calls from citizens since putting out a call for help from the public Tuesday, May 8.

“The vast majority of those, once we chase them down, they’re found not to be connected,” he said.

Trundy said police are still inviting the public to come forward with any information they may have about the male suspect, who is described as between 35 and 45 years old, 6 feet tall, with dark hair and hazel eyes. The man also has a distinctive scar on the right side of his face, which starts under his nose, circles out around his mouth and ends on his chin. The scar is described as being similar to the shape of an anchor. The man also has a tattoo on his fingers in the form of letters. The male was driving a blue car that had a large white decal or emblem on the hood.

Police responded to the initial report of the sexual assault Monday, May 7, which reportedly occurred at approximately 3:30 p.m.

During a press conference Friday, May 11, Waldo County Sheriff’s Office Chief Deputy Jeff Trafton said the male offender approached the victim and told her he was a former renter at her residence. He told the woman he had left some items under the back porch and asked if he could retrieve them, Trafton said. When the woman followed the man behind the house she was assaulted to the point where she may have lost consciousness, Trafton said.

The residence, which was only identified as being near the Stockton Springs Elementary School, is located off of the “main drag.” Trafton said.

Physical evidence from the crime scene is being processed and Trafton said on May 11 police are optimistic the evidence will help lead them to the perpetrator. Police are advising residents to continue to be vigilant.

Trafton said anyone with information about the case should call police, even if they feel the information may not be significant.

“Sometimes it’s those small details that break open a case,” Trafton said at the press conference.

Monday afternoon, Trundy said it’s been disappointing that the male subject has yet to be located, even with the specific nature of the description police have provided the public.

“When you have some of the identifiers we had, which included specifics like the scar, our expectation was that someone would call us fairly quickly and tell us, ‘Hey, we know who this guys is,'” said Trundy.

Police have followed up on several calls the department has received about vehicles that fit the description of the one the alleged offender was driving on the day of the assault, and a couple of leads regarding people who have similar tattoos on their fingers.

“Someone might have the tattoos, but other pieces of the puzzle just aren’t there,” said Trundy.

Other law enforcement agencies in the state have also sent the WCSO information about people in their jurisdiction who may have a similar scar or who have matching criminal histories, but Trundy said none of that information has led to an arrest, either.

Trundy said WCSO is following up on a few new leads police have received this week.

“We’re certainly looking at every angle,” said Trundy.

Anyone with information about this case or the subject is asked to call the WCSO at 338-2040.