St. Louis Police release sketch for suspect wanted for attempted rape


St. Louis Police are looking for a man who attempted to rape a woman at gunpoint in the Hill neighborhood Tuesday night.

Authorities report the woman was attacked in the 4900 block of Potomac around 10 p.m. Police say this was the second incident in a string of recent crimes on Tuesday .

SLMPD says the suspect is a black male, about 20-25 years old. He is approximately 5’05 feet tall. The man was last seen wearing a yellow hooded sweatshirt and black pants. He was armed with a small black handgun and is considered to be is to be armed and dangerous.

If you have any information related to this case, don’t hesitate to contact Sex Crimes Unit at 444-5385 or CrimeStoppers at 866-371-TIPS (8477).

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