Sketch released in violent rape

PHILADELPHIA - Novmeber 4, 2009

The attack happened on October 4th at around 5:30 a.m.

The victim said she was severely beaten and raped in the area of 900 E. Ontario Street by an unknown man.

The rapist is described as a black man in his late 20s or early 30s. He weighs about 230 pounds, stands about 5'10" tall, with a stocky build and short hair.

He also had a mustache, a ight beard and was wearing eyeglasses.

Police say the same man may be responsible for similar attacks in the same area on October 19th and October 20th.

Anyone with information, is asked to contact the Special Victims Unit at 215-685-3251

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