SAVANNAH, GA (February 27, 2017) – Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Department Central Precinct detectives are asking for the public’s help locating a man wanted for an aggravated assault that occurred on Feb. 23.

Yashua Mincey, 23, is the suspect in an assault that occurred on the 400 block of East 39th Street around 3:00 a.m. An adult female victim reported the assault at Candler Hospital later that morning. Reportedly, Mincey and the victim engaged in a verbal altercation that turned physical, leaving the victim with injuries.

The suspect  is described as a black male, standing 6-feet-tall and weighing approximately 180 pounds. He frequents the 600 block of East 39th Street and the Cuyler-Brownville neighborhood.

Mincey is considered armed and dangerous. If encountered, police urge citizens not to engage with him, but call 911 immediately.

Anyone with any information on this case should contact the SCMPD tip line at (912) 525-3124.

Information may also be forwarded to CrimeStoppers at (912) 234-2020. Tipsters remain anonymous and may qualify for a cash reward.