Sheriff's Office Releases Sketches of Suspects in Brutal Sexual Assault
The Harris County Sheriff's Office has released composite sketches of two suspects wanted in connection with a sexual assault of a woman in north Houston Sunday.
Investigators say the suspects slit the woman's throat and left her for dead before fleeing in a white four-door Nissan.
According to an HCSO press release, "the victim was walking along the vicinity of Veterans Memorial and Antoine between 9:30 and 10 p.m." when she was approached by two Hispanic males in a Nissan, who forced her into the backseat.
"After driving around for a while, the suspects pulled off onto the 100 block of Gillespie Rd., just off of I-45 North, where the victim was sexually assaulted. The suspects then cut her throat and left her for dead before fleeing in an unknown direction," the press release states.
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"The driver of the vehicle is described as a Hispanic male, mid to late 20s, about 5'7" tall and of medium build. He was wearing a baseball cap," according to the press release. "The passenger is described as a Hispanic male, early 20s, about 5'2" tall and of slim build."
Also, "both suspects spoke Spanish with what is believed to be a Salvadoran accent."
If you have any information on the identity and/or location of the suspects, please contact the HCSO's Special Victims Unit at 713-967-5743 or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.
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