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Police Release Sketch Of Man Wanted For Armed Robbery, Rape In Westland

(credit: Westland police)

WESTLAND (WWJ) - Police have released a sketch of a suspect wanted for sexual assault, armed robbery and car theft in Westland.

Investigators are hoping someone from the public will recognize the man described by the victim of the attack at around 3:30 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 9., at a business in the area of Wayne Road and Palmer Road.

Police say the black male suspect threatened an employee of the business with a weapon and demanded money. After he got the money, he sexually assaulted the victim. He also stole her car, which was later recovered nearby.

The suspect described as 6 feet to 6 feet, 2 inches tall and around 250 to 300 pounds, heave set with a scruffy beard. He was wearing a black t-shirt, gray gym shorts,and a black "do-rag" style cloth over his head.

Anyone who may be able to identify the subject or who has any information about the crime is asked to call the Westland Police Department at 734-722-9600, or Det. Boucher directly at 734-467-7956.

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