The Detroit Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in locating a suspect wanted in connection with a sexual assault that occurred on the city’s eastside.
On November 27, 2018, at approximately 6:30 p.m., the 14-year-old girl was walking in the area of Whitter and Duchess when an unknown suspect, armed with a knife, approached from behind and forced her into a nearby alley where he then sexually assaulted her. The suspect then fled from the alley toward Morang and from there it is unknown what direction he took.
The description of the suspect is as follows: Black, male, 5’9”, 200-225lbs, with short braids, full beard, wearing a black hoodie, black pants and black air force one shoes.
If anyone recognizes this suspect they are asked to please contact the Detroit Police Department Sex Crimes Unit at (313)-596-1950 or CRIMESTOPPERS at 1-800-SPEAK- UP.