AUGUSTA, GA (WFXG) - On March 15, Richmond County deputies were called out to an apartment on Walton Way for a reported home invasion. On Monday, investigators released a description of the man they believe is responsible.
The suspect is described as a black man around 5-feet-10-inches tall and between 180 and 200 lbs. He was last seen wearing a black hoodie and dark-colored pants.
If you have any information about this case, please contact the Richmond County Sheriff's Office Violent Crimes Division at 706-821-1020.
Editor's Note: On April 30, 2018, the following statement has been issued from the Office of the District Attorney, Natalie S. Paine, "On March 15, 2018, Richmond County Sheriff's Officers were dispatched to 2549 Walton Way in reference to a female victim being assaulted. The investigation revealed that the victim was driving in her vehicle between 1-2am, on her way back to her residence, when she experienced a vehicle issue that caused her to briefly pull off the roadway in an area that she as unfamiliar with. At that time, she was approached by a black male, approximately 35-45 years of age, wearing jeans, a hooded sweatshirt, black and white sneakers and yard gloves brandishing a knife.She was forced at knifepoint back into her vehicle and made to drive back to her residence where she was bound and sexually assaulted. She was able to communicate with a co-worker several hours after the assault once she was certain the individual was no longer in her home, at which point 911 was called by the co-worker."
Attempts to identify a suspect in this case have been expedited.
We will keep you informed as the story develops