DULUTH — The Gwinnett County Police Department is asking for the public’s help in identifying a suspect accused of rape.

The suspect is described as a black male in his 20s or 30s with dreadlocks. At the time of the assault, he was wearing khaki pants and a white striped shirt and was carrying a backpack. A sketch artist worked with the victim to create an image of the suspect.

According to police, the victim was walking on Pleasant Hill Road on Sept. 20, 2020, when she was grabbed from behind and attacked by an unknown male. She was dragged into the wood line on the 2500 block of Pleasant Hill Road where she was sexually assaulted. The victim sustained serious injuries during the assault.

If anyone has any information to share in this case, call GCPD detectives at 770-513-5300.  To remain anonymous, tipsters should contact Crime Stoppers at 404-577-TIPS (8477) or visit www.stopcrimeATL.com.  Crime Stoppers tipsters can receive a cash reward for information leading to an arrest and indictment in this case.

— Staff Reports 



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