Teen sexually assaulted in neighbor's backyard

HOUSTON Houston police say on Saturday, May 17, a man entered the girl's house at 2:30am in the 8900 block of Alejo. He held the teen at knifepoint and took her to a neighbor's backyard in the 6400 block of Beau Gest Drive. The suspect got into the backyard through an open gate.

The man sexually assaulted the girl and then let her go. The victim ran back home.

The suspect was last seen on foot. He is described as an Hispanic male, 30 to 40 years old, 5'10", with brown eyes, a heavy build with a Cuban accent. He was reportedly wearing a blue and white striped shirt wrapped around his head.

An investigation is underway. Anyone with information is asked to call Houston police at 713-986-3537 or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.

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