Wilmington woman sexually assaulted in alley

July 22, 2010 8:54:31 AM PDT
Police in Wilmington are looking for the man who sexually assaulted a woman in an alleyway.

The attack happened around 5:30 a.m. Thursday in the 800 block of West 7 ½ Street.

The 32-year-old victim told police she was walking to a friend's house when a man offered her a ride.

She accepted the ride, and began walking to the suspect's vehicle.

The victim said that's when her attacker grabbed her by the arm, forced her into the alley, and sexually assaulted her.

The woman said she managed to get away and run to Wilmington Hospital. The attacker fled in an unknown direction.

The man is described as black man between 5'10" and 6'0" tall. He had a stocky build, medium complexion, and appeared to be in his mid-to-late 20s. He was wearing a white t-shirt and blue jeans.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Wilmington Police Detectives at 302-576-3620 or Detective Pete Leccia at 302-576-3647.