Sketch released of suspect who crawled into girl's window and sexually assaulted her

An 11-year-old girl was sexually assaulted when a man climbed through her bedroom window
November 18, 2013 3:11:11 PM PST
The Harris County Sheriff's Office hopes by releasing this sketch, someone will be able to lead them to a suspect in a terrifying sexual assault that happened two months ago in north Harris County.

It happened on September 14 at the Haverstock Hills apartment complex in the 5600 block of Aldine Bender. Deputies were called to the complex after an 11-year-old girl reported that the man in the sketch crawled through her bedroom window at around 5am and sexually assaulted her.

The apartment complex has had its share of crime in the past, and the Harris County Sheriff's Office even has a storefront there. A sexual assault of a child is especially frightening for the parents who live there.

"Anybody who's vicious enough to sexually assault an 11-year-old female won't hesitate to do it again, and to continue victimizing children and others in the community," said Crime Stoppers spokesperson Ryan Sullivan. "He poses a great threat."

The suspect is described as an African-American man, standing around 5 feet 10 inches tall and weighing around 200 pounds. At the time of the offense, the suspect was wearing a white T-shirt and blue jean shorts. A flyer with the sketch and description has been circulated to area residents.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers of Houston at 713-222-TIPS.

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