Man wanted for carjacking, sexual assault at Park Road Shopping Center

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. 

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at (704) 334-1600 or 911.