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Police: Man Kidnapped, Sexually Assaulted Woman Near WSU

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Detroit police are looking to identify this man, who is suspected of kidnapping and sexually assaulting a woman near Wayne State University.

Detroit police are looking to identify this man, who is suspected of kidnapping and sexually assaulting a woman near Wayne State University.

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DETROIT (WWJ) - Detroit police are looking for the man who allegedly kidnapped and violated a 27-year-old woman near Wayne State University.

Authorities have released images of the suspect that were captured on surveillance video in hopes the public can help identify the man.

According to police, the victim was inside the laundry room of her apartment building in the 600 block of Prentis, near 2nd Avenue, around 11 p.m. Sunday when the crime occurred.

The victim told police that the suspect approached her and forced her outside. It’s alleged that the suspect sexually assaulted the woman in an alley, and then forced her walk with him to several ATMs in the area.

After several attempts were made to withdraw cash had failed, police say the suspect then made the victim walk to the area of East Palmer and Woodward avenues, where it’s alleged that he sexually assaulted the victim again.

Anyone with information on the incident or the suspect is asked to contact the Detroit Police Department’s Sex Crimes Units at 313-596-19500 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-SPEAK-UP.

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