Fayetteville police investigating sexual assault

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Fayetteville police are looking for a suspect in an early morning sexual assault on Tuesday.

They said it happened around 4 a.m. in the area of Person Street and Eastern Boulevard.

Authorities said the victim was walking along Person Street when she was approached by the suspect. He forced the victim into a wooded area and sexually assaulted her before leaving on foot.

He was described as a black male around 6 feet tall, medium build, and wearing a black hoody and blue jeans.



Anyone with information regarding the sexual assault or the identity of the suspect is asked to contact Detective Comer with the Fayetteville Police Department at (910) 709-7752 or Crimestoppers at (910) 483-TIPS (8477).

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