PONTIAC, MI – The Oakland County Sheriff’s Office is asking the public for assistance in helping to identify a suspect wanted for questioning in a sexual assault case which occurred in the City of Pontiac.
On August 18th, 2018, at 3:08am, Deputies responded to a call for service at Beaumont Hospital – Royal Oak, for a report of a sexual assault which occurred in the City of Pontiac.
The victim stated the assault took place at the nightclub, Elektricity, located at 15 S. Saginaw Street in Downtown Pontiac. While there, a subject she only knew as ‘Mike’ made sexual advances toward her in a secluded area of the nightclub. After telling the subject ‘no’ several times, the victim was pinned up against the wall by the suspect and was sexually assaulted. The victim had met the suspect the evening of the assault and had no prior contact with him.
The victim, a 19-year-old resident of West Bloomfield Township, left the nightclub and immediately reported the assault to her family and was taken to the hospital to seek treatment.
Detectives responded to the hospital and the victim was referred to Haven’s START program for a forensic examination. The forensic examination kit is currently being tested at the Oakland County Sheriff’s Office Forensic Laboratory for potential DNA.
Sheriff’s Office Detectives are asking the public to help identify a suspect in this case. Based on the surveillance video and victim’s description, it is believed the suspect is a Hispanic male approximately 20 years old in age.
If the public can identify the suspect or has information regarding this incident, please call Crime Stoppers at (800) SPEAK-UP. There is a $1,000 reward and you will remain anonymous.