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RPD Seek Suspect in Sexual Assault on West Broad Street

The victim reported that she was walking home when she noticed an unknown black man following her. A short time later, the suspect approached and assaulted her.

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Richmond Police detectives need the public’s help to identify the suspect in the attached photos, who is believed to have sexually assaulted a woman yesterday morning.

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Around 4 a.m. yesterday, officers responded to the 00 block of West Broad Street in reference to a reported sexual assault. The victim reported that she was walking home when she noticed an unknown black man following her. A short time later, the suspect approached and assaulted her.

Anyone with any information about this incident or this individual is asked to call Major Crimes Detective Greg Russell at (804) 646-7715 or Crime Stoppers at 780-1000. Citizens can also text Crime Stoppers at 274637, using the key word “ITip” followed by your tip or submit a tip online at www.7801000.com.

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