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Sketch of suspect wanted for rape of man in September released

Posted: 10:12 AM, Jan 02, 2019
Updated: 2019-01-02 10:16:05-05
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INDIANAPOLIS — Investigators have released a sketch of a man wanted in connection with a September rape on Indianapolis' northeast side.

The crime happened in the area of 1900 Hillside Avenue on September 18, 2018. The victim told police that a man approached him from behind while he was walking and pulled him into a vehicle where he was sexually assaulted.

Police say the victim was able to get away from the suspect and out of the vehicle.

The suspect is described as a black male standing 6 feet 2 inches tall who weighed approximately 220 pounds with short black hair and a short beard. The suspect is described as having bar codes shaved into his eyebrows and a tattoo of a baby on his right arm.

The suspect fled in a red Chevy Tahoe.

If you have any information about this crime or any other incident contact Crime Stoppers of Central Indiana at 317-262-8477. Tipsters to Crime Stoppers can remain anonymous and may be eligible for a cash reward up to $1,000 if your information leads to a felony arrest. Only tips submitted directly and anonymously to Crime Stoppers are eligible for the cash reward.

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