Crime Stoppers and Columbus police are asking for the public’s help in finding a rape suspect.
The suspect is accused of entering a home in the area of St. Marys Road and Irwin Way Thursday afternoon and sexually assaulting a woman, authorities said.
The suspect is a black man, about 30 years old, 5-foot-8 to 6-foot and slim. He weighs about 150 pounds, and is bald or with a low hair cut. He had shave or acne bumps on his face, and was last seen wearing a white T-shirt, blue jeans and sunglasses, a Crime Stoppers release states.
The suspect may be posing as a door-to-door salesman. He was seen carrying a brown folder, yellow envelope or tablet.
Information leading to the suspect’s arrest and indictment could lead to a reward of $1,000. People can report tips in several ways:
Call Crime Stoppers at 706-653-3188.
Go to “Text a Tip” on your smart phone and download the “Tip Submit” app.
Go to www.columbusga.org/police and click on the “Crime Stoppers Submit a Tip” form.
Go to www.isolvecrime.com and complete the Tip Submit form.