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Atlanta Police Department Seek Public's Help in Identifying Potential Serial Sexual Assault Suspect

Post Date:04/30/2012 3:30 PM
Mayor Kasim Reed press release header

  Atlanta Police Department Public Affairs
226 Peachtree Street SW • Atlanta, Georgia 30303

Carlos Campos, APD Public Affairs Manager
404-546-4212, office
404-617-5073, cell
cacampos@atlantaga.gov
Scheree Moore, APD Public Affairs Asst. Manager
404-546-6874, office

scmoore@atlantaga.gov 




News Release

Atlanta Police Department Seek Public's Help in Identifying Potential Serial Sexual Assault Suspect

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The Atlanta Police Department is seeking the public’s help in identifying a suspect possibly responsible for a string of sexual assaults in the Buckhead/North Atlanta area.

The suspect’s most recent assault occurred early Saturday morning (April 28th, 2012).

A woman living in the Lindbergh Drive area returned home around 4 a.m. with her roommate. Shortly after going to sleep, she awoke to a man fondling her. The male also made sexually suggestive remarks to the victim.

The man is described as a black male, 5’-8” to 5’-10” tall, with a dark complexion and wearing a gray hooded sweat shirt with dark-colored pants. The man left the apartment, but stole some property prior to fleeing the scene.

The crime fits the pattern of several similar crimes committed in the Buckhead area since late 2009. In these cases, the suspect has made sexual contact with the victims, made sexually suggestive remarks and stolen property prior to exiting. Suspect descriptions have been similar. In all cases, there were no indications of forced entry.

• December 6, 2009/Peachtree Park Drive

• January 1, 2011/Lenox Road

• January 5, 2011/Peachtree Park Drive

• January 19, 2011/Peachtree Park Drive

• October 31, 2011/Lindbergh Drive

• November 12, 2011/Peachtree Park Drive

Atlanta Police are working aggressively to catch the suspect. In the most recent incident, the victim was able to provide an artist’s rendering of the suspect. Zone 2 officers have stepped up patrols in the Lindbergh area, and investigators with the Special Victims Unit are working these cases. 

We are asking anyone with information on these crimes to contact Crime Stoppers Atlanta at 404-577-TIPS (8477) or submit a tip through www.crimestoppersatlanta.org. Tipsters may remain anonymous and be eligible for a reward up to $2,000.

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The mission of the Atlanta Police Department is to reduce crime and promote the quality of life, in partnership with our community.

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