Sexual assault suspect

SAVANNAH, GA. (March 12, 2014): Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police are seeking the public’s help in locating a man reported to have sexually assaulted an underage girl Feb. 27.

The teenager and a friend were walking through a wooded area near Myers Middle School when the man reportedly forced her to perform the act.

Special Victim’s Unit detectives have released a drawing of the suspect. He is described as a black male taller than 6 feet with a short afro haircut, possibly with twisties. He was wearing a dark, long-sleeve shirt, dark pants, red Nike shoes and a black hat.

Anyone with information on the case is asked to 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.