SAVANNAH, GA (September 30, 2015): The Criminal Investigations Division of Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Department is investigating a sexual assault reported near Stiles Avenue and Gwinnett Street between 2 a.m. and 6 a.m. today.

The victim, a female in her early-20s, was walking on Stiles Avenue when she was grabbed and sexually assaulted by an unknown male subject. The victim sought help after the suspect fled in an unknown direction.

The suspect is described as a young black male with facial hair.

Metro’s West Chatham Precinct patrol officers, Special Victims, K-9 and Forensics units responded to the scene.

Anyone with information on this case should call CrimeStoppers at (912) 234-2020 or text CRIMES (274637) using the keyword CSTOP2020. Tipsters remain anonymous and may qualify for a cash reward.

A confidential tip line also is open directly to investigators at (912) 525-3124.