East Lansing police release composite sketch of sexual assault suspect

Police investigating three similar incidents around East Lansing

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EAST LANSING, Mich. - Police in East Lansing have released a composite sketch of the man they believe responsible for a recent string of sexual assaults in East Lansing.

Detectives are working the case of three assaults. The most recent happened May 16 at 8 p.m.in the parking lot outside Abbott Pointe Apartments off Abbott Road.

The suspect dragged the victim behind a dumpster, where he physically and sexually assaulted her before fleeing on foot northbound on Abbot Road. The suspect was last seen on Abbot Road just north of Saginaw Street. He is described as a white male with an average build and height, approximately 18-25 years old. He was wearing a faded red or pink shirt, shorts and grey shoes white socks.

Two similar cases occurred prior to the May 16 assault in April; the first taking place on Coolidge Road south of Lake Lansing Road around midnight on Saturday, April 20. The victim was dragged to a secluded area where she was physically and sexually assaulted.

Another incident happened at approximately 3 a.m. on Friday, April 26 in the 300 block of Charles Street. The victim was attacked upon attempting to enter her home and dragged to a secluded area, where she was physically assaulted and an attempted sexual assault occurred.
In all three cases the suspect was described as a white male with an average build and height (5'5"-5'10"), approximately 18-25 years old.

Anyone with information is asked to call police at 1-877-357-3847 or emails elpdtips@elpolice.com

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