Video of Attack Suspect Released

Video of Attack Suspect Released

by Kelly Mills on October 11, 2012

The Newark Police Department has released video of a man suspected in an attack on a teenage girl.

On October 9th, a 15-year-old reported to Newark High School officials that she was abducted and sexually assaulted on her way to school.

The victim was on Granville Street in the area of Pearl Street shortly before 8 a.m. when the suspect approached her, threatened her with a gun, and assaulted her in the Hull Street area.

He is described as a thin, white male, 5′ 8" to 6-feet tall, with brown hair and brown eyes. The man had a prominent goatee and was wearing a brown zip-up jacket. In the video the suspect can be seen walking on Granville Street.

If you have any information on this crime contact  Det. Steve Vanoy at (740) 349-1516.