SUSPECT sought in Tulsa rape case

Friday, August 17th 2001, 12:00 am
By: News On 6

Tulsa Police need your help in finding a rape suspect. Police released a composite sketch of the man wanted in the attack.

They say a woman was both physically and sexually assaulted Thursday while walking near the 400 block of East Independence. Police believe he may live in the area. Tulsa Police detective Rod Russo, "We believe he frequents the 700 North Main area and the 800 North Cincinnati. We believe he may live in the area. He left on foot, no vehicle was involved."

The suspect is described as a black male. Between 5 foot-10 and 6 feet tall. He has brown hair, closely cropped and is clean-shaven. The victim said he smelled of alcohol.

If you have any information about this crime or know who this person is you are asked to call Crimestoppers at 596-COPS and remember you can remain anonymous.