Police seek suspect in kidnap, sexual assault of juvenile


Las Vegas police are looking for a suspect in the sexual assault and kidnapping of a girl that occurred late Wednesday afternoon.

The injured girl was found in an alleyway near the intersection of Palos Verdes Street and East Twain Avenue around 4:35 p.m. after the alleged assault took place.

The girl was walking alone when she was offered a ride by a man driving a black BMW. According to police, after she got into the car, she was held at gunpoint and sexually assaulted. The man released her in the alleyway.

Police say the suspect is described as an African-American man between 20 to 30 years old. He is tall and has a slender but muscular build. He is bald but has some hair on his chin. He was driving a black BMW 4-door sedan. The vehicle was captured on video.

Anyone with information is urged to call Metro Police’s Sexual Assault Section at (702) 828-3421. To remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers at (702) 385-5555 or on the internet at www.crimestoppersofnv.com.

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