Sketch released of man who allegedly raped teen on Detroit's east side

Posted at 10:55 PM, Jun 12, 2019
and last updated 2019-06-12 22:59:13-04

DETROIT (WXYZ) — Detroit police have released a sketch of a suspect in the rape of a 17-year-old girl on the city's east side.

The incident happened around April 26 on Hillcrest and Frankfort between 8 and 9 p.m.

Police say that after the rape, the suspect fled the scene.

He's described as a black man, 46 years old, 5 feet 4 inches to 5 feet 5 inches tall and is medium build. The suspect has dark brown eyes, a bald head, salt and pepper full beard. His lips are described as the same color as his skin complexion.

The suspect was wearing a tan, 3/4-length coat, dark blue jeans and dark grey to black work boots.

If you have information on the whereabouts of the suspect, please contact Detroit police or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-Speak-Up. A cash reward of $1,000 is being offered for information leading to an arrest.