Police investigating sexual assault before fire

(WXYZ)-Detroit - Before a massive fire broke out at an apartment building on Detroit's west side early Wednesday morning, Detroit police were already investigating a possible crime at the same location.

Around 3 a.m. a teenage girl reported to police she was at the Jason Manor apartment building to attend a party when she found herself in trouble.  The 19 year old told police she had been sexually assaulted. 

Police took her to a hospital for treatment and when they returned between 5 am and 6 am, they found the apartment building already in flames.

The sexual assault suspect was not there for police to question.  They are looking for him right now. 

He is described as a black male with a light complexion, around 5' 4".  He had dreadlocks and was with three other men.

Police are hoping someone at the party will be able to provide them with a name.

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