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Police: Decatur woman sexually assaulted at gunpoint

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Police: Decatur woman sexually assaulted at gunpoint

Decatur Police car. Photo by Dean Hesse.

Decatur, GA — Decatur Police are asking for the public’s help investigating a sexual assault that occurred Friday morning, May 12.

A woman went to the Decatur Police Department at 9 a.m. to report a sexual assault.

“At approximately 7 a.m. (May 12), a female was outside of her residence in the 300 block of West College Ave when she was approached by a male brandishing a firearm,” Sgt. John Bender said. “The victim was ordered inside her residence at gunpoint and sexually assaulted by the suspect. The suspect then had the victim drive him to a location within DeKalb County.”

Police describe the suspect as a slender Black male, about 5 feet 9 inches tall in his early to mid-20s. He is described as having a medium complexion, and he was wearing a gray t-shirt and gray pants.

“If you have any information on this case, please contact Detective Sergeant Hensel at 678-553-6687 or [email protected],” Bender said. “Additionally, you can contact Crime Stoppers Atlanta at 404-577-8477 and remain anonymous.”

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