Monday, July 20, 2009

Nashville police release sketch of suspected rapist

Metro police have released a composite sketch of one of the two men accused of raping a 21-year-old woman in a Heritage Drive apartment on July 9.
The suspect is described as a black man in his late teens to early 20s, approximately 6 feet tall with a thin build and a short Afro hairstyle. At the time of the assault, the attacker was described as wearing a white T-shirt and baggy jeans.
The second suspect wore a ball cap and a bandanna that partially covered his face. He is described as a black man in his late teens or early 20s, about 5-feet, 8-inches tall, with a medium build.
According to police, on the night of July 9, the woman and her boyfriend were watching a movie in the Heritage Drive apartment when the men knocked on the apartment door.
When the boyfriend answered, the men forced their way inside and robbed the couple at gunpoint. The men then took the woman to the bedroom, where they both raped her.
Anyone with information can call the police department's Sex Crimes Unit at 615-862-7540 or Crime Stoppers at 74-CRIME.
You can also send an electronic message to Crime Stoppers by texting the word "CASH" along with a message to 274637 (CRIMES). Tips also can be sent through the Crime Stoppers Web site,

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