Police search for suspect, victim in Raleigh gas station assault
by WNCN Staff
Police say a man (left) and woman (right) entered a Sheetz gas station, when the man began to assault the woman by hitting and kicking her.
RALEIGH, N.C. -
say the suspect in an assault and his victim are missing after the two left the
location of the assault separately.
Raleigh Police Department is seeking public assistance as it works to identify
and locate a female assault victim and a male assault suspect.
say the man and woman entered the Sheetz gas station at 5200 New Bern Ave.
around 12:15 a.m. on Aug. 20, when the man began to assault the woman by
hitting and kicking her.
then forced the woman into a restroom, where police believe the assault
the suspect emerged from the bathroom, he was wearing what appeared to be the
shirt the victim was wearing when she first entered the gas station. He then
left the store and was last seen walking west on New Bern Ave.
say that despite sustaining obvious injuries to her head, the victim left the
store a short time later in a dark-colored sedan.
the victim nor the suspect was located by responding officers.
The suspect is described as a black male about 6 feet tall who appears to be in his 20s.
The victim is a white female with a medium build who stands about 5 feet 4 inches tall. She had blonde hair and was described as possibly being in her 30s.
with information that might assist the investigation of the case should call
Raleigh CrimeStoppers at (919) 834-HELP.
Question, comment or news tip? Our desk is happy to take your call and direct you to the appropriate department. Our station phone number is:919-836-1717 Our address is:1205 Front St. Raleigh, N.C.
Question, comment or news tip? The WNCN main desk is happy to take your call and direct you to the appropriate department. Our station phone number is:919-836-1717 Our address is:1205 Front St. Raleigh, N.C.