UPDATE: Mario Lemon was arrested on Friday, July 29 at his residence on the 200 block of Sandlewood Drive. He is charged with sexual battery.


SAVANNAH, GA (July 23, 2016): Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police ask the public’s help in locating the suspect in a sexual assault on Saturday, July 23, in the 1300 block of Eleanor Street.

Just before 6 p.m. the victim, a young adult male, was reportedly walking on Eleanor Street when the suspect approached him in a silver Chevrolet sedan. The suspect reportedly started a conversation with the victim, fondled him, then fled.

The suspect is described as a black male in his mid-20s to 30s, with a light complexion and long straight hair. During the incident he wore a teal button-up shirt and navy blue shorts.

Anyone with information about this case 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.