Police release sketch of sex assault suspect

HOUSTON

Authorities say around 1:20am on June 22, a woman was walking along the 2600 block of Milwaukee when a man approached her and forced her into his dark blue Ford Expedition. The man took the victim to a nearby lot, where he held a knife to her throat and sexually assaulted her.

The suspect is described as a black male, between 30-45 years of age, standing approximately 5'8"-6'0" tall and weighing from 220 to 250 pounds. The suspect is described as bald, with very short hair on the sides.

At the time of the offense, the suspect drove a 2000-2002 blue Ford Expedition with distinctive 20-22" customized chrome wheels and tinted windows.

Anyone with information about the identity of the suspect is asked to contact Crime Stoppers of Houston at 713-222-TIPS (8477).

Crime Stoppers will pay up to $5,000 for any information called in to the 713-222-TIPS (8477) or submitted online at www.crime-stoppers.org that leads to the filing of felony charges or arrest of the suspect in this case. Tips can also be sent by text message. Text TIP610 plus your tip to CRIMES (274637). All tipsters remain anonymous.

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