Update: A suspect has been identified in this case. This remains an active investigation.


SAVANNAH, GA (December 5, 2016): Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Department asks the public’s help in locating a suspect involved in a sexual assault near Whitefield Avenue and Shipyard Court on Sunday, Dec. 4 between 9:30 p.m. and 11:00 p.m.

Investigators were notified of the incident on the afternoon of Monday, Dec. 5. Reportedly, the victim was walking near Whitefield and Shipyard when an unknown white male in a vehicle approached the teenage female, attempting to engage in conversation of a sexual nature. The teen reportedly tried to flee before the suspect sexually assaulted her.

The suspect drove away in a green two-door vehicle.

Anyone with information on 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.