Raleigh police hunting for sexual assault suspects

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Raleigh police are searching for the man in this sketch (WTVD)

Raleigh police are hunting for two suspects who reportedly sexually assaulted a woman in May.

Police said on May 1, four men approached the 25-year-old victim while she was walking in the 4100 block of New Bern Avenue.

After a brief conversation, police said a man (drawn above in a police sketch) and one other suspect forced the victim into a nearby treeline and sexually assaulted her.

The suspect in the sketch is described as a black male in his 20s, standing about 6 feet tall and weighing about 200 pounds. He was wearing a New York Yankees cap and has a tattoo on his neck that reads "Jamal."

No information on the second suspect was provided.

Anyone who believes they may recognize the suspect or who has other information that might assist the investigation of the incident is asked to call Raleigh CrimeStoppers at (919) 834-HELP or visit raleighcrimestoppers.org for text and email reporting options. CrimeStoppers pays cash rewards for anonymous tips that help solve cases.

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