Reward offered for information about sexual assault suspect

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt August 10, 2016
A sketch of the suspect, provided by Atlanta Police.

A sketch of the suspect, provided by Atlanta Police.

Police are looking for leadsĀ in a sexual assault that began on East Lake Boulevard.

According to Atlanta Police, the victim was walking north on East Lake Boulevard Southeast when a red vehicle approached her. The male driver asked for her number. She ignored him and kept walking toward Glenwood Avenue Southeast. The man turned the car around and drove in the southbound lane, following the victim.

“The suspect exited the vehicle holding a black handgun and pointed it at the victim ordering her to get into the vehicle,” the police report says. “The victim got into the passenger seat of the vehicle then the suspect drove a short distance away before ordering the victim out of the vehicle. The suspect made the victim walk behind the church on Memorial Dr SE then sexually assaulted the victim and left the location in his vehicle.”

Here is a description of the suspect and vehicle, provided by the police:

Suspect description:

-black male with light complexion

-low haircut (temp fade)

-red tank top with white trim and white writing

-green shorts that were frayed as if they may be cut offs

-white Adidas shoes

-tattoos on his collar bone and both arms

Suspect vehicle:

-cherry red

-grey cloth interior

-black interior trim

-no tint on the windows

-sticker in center of windshield directly above the radio

-dealer drive out tag

-car appeared very clean as if recently detailed

-4 door mid-size

“Any information on the case can be submitted anonymously to the Crime Stoppers Atlanta tip line at 404-577-TIPS (8477), online or by texting CSA and the tip to CRIMES (274637),” a press release from the Police Department says. “Persons do not have to give their name or any identifying information to be eligible for the reward of up to $2,000.”


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