NOPD: Suspect sought for rape, kidnapping

The New Orleans Police Department is searching for a suspect who forced a woman into the alleyway of a house and robbed and sexually assaulted her.

The NOPD says it happened April 1st around 7:30 a.m. at the intersection of Cleveland and S. Dorgenois Streets.

The woman was approached by an unknown, armed man as she was leaving a home.

The suspect robbed and sexually assaulted the victim and fled the scene.

He is described as a black male, around 30 years of age. He is about 6 feet tall and weighs approximately 140 pounds. He was wearing a black long sleeved zippered windbreaker with a white detail along the seams, and grey pants.

If you can help identify the suspect in the sketch, call Crimestoppers at 822-1111.

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