Rapist sought after New Year's Day attack in Detroit

Police say victim, husband were in stalled car on city's east side when rapist targeted them

Published On: Jan 04 2013 04:28:01 AM EST   Updated On: Jan 04 2013 06:21:13 AM EST
DETROIT -

Detroit police have released a sketch of a man they said raped a woman who was with her husband in a stalled car on the city's east side.

Police said the 55-year-old victim and her 63-year-old husband were in their car on New Year's Day in the area of Findlay and Dresden when a man approached them offering to help.

But the man then pulled out a gun and demanded money before sexually assaulting the victim, police said.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Detroit Police Department's Sex Crime unit at 313-596-1950. Or, Crime Stoppers at 800-SPEAKUP.

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