SAVANNAH, GA (September 8, 2016):  The Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Department’s Special Victims Unit have detained a person of interest in regard to the sexual assault of two adult females at approximately 12:30 p.m., Sept. 8., in the zero block of East 37th Street.

The sexual assault suspect forcibly entered a residence and reportedly assaulted the two women at gunpoint.

The assault remains under investigation. The person of interest is in custody for a parole violation, gun possession charge. SCMPD is currently working with parole officers to retain this person in custody as investigators process forensic evidence from the sexual assault.

Anyone with information about this incident or the suspect’s identity should contact the SCMPD tip line by dialing (912) 525-3124.

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