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.

"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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