Police: Sex offender assaults woman in mall bathroom

Police: Sex offender assaults woman in mall bathroom »Play Video
Brexin Reed Schulz

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. - A registered sex offender lured a woman into a unisex bathroom at Gateway Mall on Saturday morning and sexually assaulted her, Springfield Police said.

The suspect was captured inside the mall shortly after the attack, police said.

Brexin Reed Shulz, 27, of Eugene faces charges of first degree sodomy and unlawful penetration.

Police said Shulz was convicted of attempted rape and is a registered sex offender.

Shulz lured a woman in her 20s into the bathroom at the mall Saturday and attacked her, according to Sgt. Dave Lewis with Springfield PD.

The woman did not know her attacker, according to police.