CHARLOTTE, NC (FOX 46 WJZY) - Detectives are asking for the public's help in identifying a man involved in a carjacking and sexual assault that occurred early Friday morning in the Park Road Shopping Center.
The incident happened at 2:03 a.m. Friday, Nov. 16 in the 1600 block of Woodlawn Road.
A 22-year-old woman told officers she was using an ATM in the area when she was approached by an unknown man. The suspect forced his way into her vehicle with a weapon, drove to another location and attempted to sexually assault her.
The suspect is described as a black male, about 5'10" tall, and was last seen wearing jeans, a two-tone jacket, possibly gray and white, black and white shoes, a black hat and a gray mask covering his nose and mouth. On Saturday, Nov. 17, officers located the victim's vehicle, a 2009 Hyundai Sonata with South Carolina tag PEJ-947, unoccupied.
During the course of the investigation, Sexual Assault Unit Detectives gathered additional surveillance video and are continuing to ask assistance in identifying the suspect in this case. Anyone with information is asked to call @CLTCrimeStopper at 704-334-1600 or 911. pic.twitter.com/ROdHk3jWjF— CMPD News (@CMPD) November 18, 2018
Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at (704) 334-1600 or 911.