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Man wanted for allegedly sexually assaulting woman in Richmond

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Posted at 5:30 PM, Jul 28, 2016
and last updated 2016-07-28 17:33:21-04

RICHMOND, Va. — Detectives are asking for the public’s help to identify and locate a man who is believed to have sexually assaulted a woman in Richmond Wednesday morning.

Police said officers responded to a sexual assault call around 4 a.m. in the 00 block of West Broad Street.

The victim reported that she was walking home when she noticed an unknown black man following her. She said a short time later, the suspect approached and assaulted her.

The suspect was seen wearing a black top, blue jeans, black hat, black glasses, and holding a blue umbrella.

Anyone with any information about this incident or this individual is asked to call Major Crimes Detective Greg Russell at (804) 646-7715 or Crime Stoppers at 780-1000. Citizens can also text Crime Stoppers at 274637, using the key word “ITip” followed by your tip or submit a tip online at http://www.7801000.com.