SAVANNAH, GA (August 22, 2016): Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police ask the public’s help in identifying and locating an armed man suspected of kidnapping and sexually assaulting a young girl on Monday, Aug. 22.

Reportedly, at about 4 p.m. the victim was forcefully taken to an abandoned property on the 1000 block of Cubbedge Street, where she was assaulted.

The suspect is described as a tall, chubby, middle-aged, black male, with short curly gray hair and a large stomach. During the incident he wore a white shirt, a black Dickies brand bottom and visible plaid boxer shorts. He was last seen running from the scene toward Gwinnett Street.

This investigation continues.  Anyone with knowledge of 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.