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October 19, 2017

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Suspect sought in sex assault of woman at gunpoint

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Metro Police have released this composite sketch of a man suspected of sexually assaulting a woman on Aug. 28.

Sexual assault

Metro Police detectives are searching for a man suspected of sexually assaulting a woman at gunpoint in his car on Aug. 28.

Police responded to a sexual assault report at Pebble Road and Durango Drive around 5:25 a.m. on Aug. 28. The victim told officers that while she was walking south on Decatur Boulevard near Russell Road a man had offered her a ride, took her to a desert area and sexually assaulted her, officials said.

Officials said detectives are looking for a 5-foot-8, 200-pound white male, who is 55 to 65 years old. He has blue eyes, military-style cropped hair with balding on top and a pockmarked, reddish complexion, officials said. He was last seen wearing dark pants and a white T-shirt, officials said.

Officials said his vehicle is described as an '80s to early '90s burgundy, four-door sedan in good condition.

Officials urge anyone with information regarding the crime to call the Metro Police Sexual Assault Section at (702) 828-3421 or to remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers at (702) 385-5555 or at

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