CMPD investigating sexual assault in uptown

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police say they are investigating a sexual assault that occurred in uptown on Thursday. 

Around 3:05 a.m., officers responded to W. Morehead St. after receiving a call a sexual assault. The 25-year-old victim told police the unknown suspect came up to her and assaulted her. He also stole her cell phone. 

The suspect is described as a dark-skinned black man, about 25-year-old, 5'7" tall, weighing 165 lbs. He had a short afro and was wearing a maroon hoodie and jeans. 

Anyone with information on the case or this suspect is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600.