Murfreesboro Police release sketch of rape suspect

Nov 30, 2017 at 02:13 pm by Michelle Willard

Murfreesboro Police released this press release along with the attached sketch Thursday, Nov. 30. 

Press release:

As part of the ongoing investigation of the aggravated rape and robbery that occurred just before 1 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 14 in the area of Sunset Avenue, Murfreesboro Police have been working with Tennessee Bureau of Investigations and have developed a composite sketch of the suspect as described by the victim.

The victim reported the suspect approached her in her driveway, displayed a gun and forced her into a detached garage where the sexual contact occurred. He then robbed her of money and her cell phone and fled on foot.

The victim described him as a black male dressed in dark clothing and having a silver handgun.

The Murfreesboro Police Special Victims Unit is continuing to aggressively investigate this case. Development of persons of interest is ongoing.

Anyone with any information is urged to call Criminal Investigations at 615-893-2717 or Rutherford County Crime Stoppers at 615-893-7867 (STOP). Reward for tips to Crime Stoppers which lead to an arrest can be up to $2,000 for this crime.

Murfreesboro Police urges all residents to remain vigilant. If you see anyone or anything suspicious call for assistance. Extra patrols in the Sunset Avenue area are continuing.

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