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Police search for suspect in rape at Fayetteville apartment complex

Posted August 20

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— Police are investigating a rape that occurred early Saturday morning in the parking lot of a Fayetteville apartment complex.

The Fayetteville Police Department said the rape happened around 2 a.m. outside the Fayetteville Plantation Apartment complex. The complex is adjacent to Santa Fe Drive and the All American Freeway.

The victim told police she was walking to her vehicle to get some clothes when a man approached her from behind. Police said the man pushed the victim to the ground and assaulted her.

Authorities said the suspect was described as 5 feet, 10 inches to 6 feet, 1 inch tall and had a medium build.

Anyone with information about the incident should contact Det. J. Benazzi or Det. R. DeShields at 910-257-3668 or Crime Stoppers at 910-483-8477.


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