Elderly women attacked by rapist in their homes

December 30, 2009 2:27:28 PM PST
Investigators in the Houston Police Department Special Crimes Division's Sex Crimes Unit are asking for the public's assistance in identifying a suspect wanted in at least two sexual assault cases that occurred in southwest Houston. The suspect is described only as a black male, 30 to 40 years of age, about 6 feet 3 inches tall, 200 to 250 pounds, with a large athletic build. He has a dark complexion, short black hair and is clean shaven.

The incidents occurred at the following locations:

  • Nov.23, 2009 - 7200 block of Tanager - 2:30pm
  • Dec. 21, 2009 - 5800 block of Sugar Hill - 9:30pm
In both incidents, the victims were elderly females who were attacked, robbed and sexually assaulted in their own homes. In the incident at the home on Tanager, the victim's vehicle was also stolen.

Anyone with information on these incidents or on the identity of the wanted suspect is urged to contact the HPD Special Crimes Division at 713-308-1180 or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.