Houston police have released a composite sketch of the man suspected of assaulting and raping a woman on the west side earlier this month.
The woman was near the intersection of South Gessner and Harwin about 6:30 a.m., December 4, police say, when the attack occurred.
A "Ford Bronco or Chevrolet Tahoe, was maroon with a maroon cloth interior," pulled up to the woman and the suspect forced her into the vehicle, HPD says.
He then drove her to a nearby vacant lot where he assaulted and raped her. She managed to escape to a nearby apartment complex and call police.
The suspect is described as "a white or Hispanic male, about 30 to 40 years old, 5 feet 9 inches tall with an average build and muscular legs. The suspect has black or brown hair and brown eyes."
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Anyone with information about this case or any possible related cases is urged to contact the HPD Sex Crimes Unit at 713-308-1180 or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.