Nov 2, 2011 5:51 PM by Stefanie Boe
Colorado Springs Police have released a sketch of a rape suspect, accused of assaulting a 12 year old girl. Officers are asking people to take a close look at the sketch to get this dangerous man off the streets.
The rape happened at about 8:00 a.m. on October 25th in the area of 400 East Brookside Street.
As initially reported, the victim was walking to her school bus stop when she was grabbed by a stranger. Although she struggled to free herself, she was overpowered by the suspect and physically and sexually assaulted.
Police now say the man was spotted in the neighborhood one to two hours before the assault.
He's described as a white male with pale skin, 20 - 28 years of age, 5'6" tall with short brown hair.
Suspect Clothing: Black sunglasses, a dirty/worn dark brown baseball cap with yellow writing, a puffy black jacket with a forest green plaid lining, a gray hooded sweatshirt underneath his jacket, baggy blue jeans and a gold necklace that hung about mid chest.
If you have information about this incident please call police at 719-444-7000. If you would like to remain anonymous you can call Crime-stoppers at 719-634-STOP (7867) or you can simply text CSPD and your tip to 847411 (TIP411).