Detroit police have released a sketch of a suspect wanted in the alleged sexual assault of a 14-year-old girl earlier this week.
According to police, the teen was walking in the area of Whittier and Duchess on the city's east side around 6:30 p.m. Tuesday when the suspect approached her with a knife and forced her to a nearby alley before sexually assaulting her.
The suspect then fled from the alley toward Morang and then from there unknown.
The suspect is described as a black male, 5-feet-9, 200-225 pounds with short braids, a full beard and wearing a black hoodie, black pants and black Air Force One shoes.
If anyone recognizes him, they are asked to call police at 313-496-1950 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-SPEAK-UP.