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Woman reports sexual assault in Fayetteville

Posted August 14, 2012 4:24 p.m. EDT
Updated August 14, 2012 4:54 p.m. EDT

— Fayetteville police detectives are asking for the public's help in finding a man wanted in connection with the sexual assault of a 24-year-old woman.

The victim told police a man drove her to the 400 block of Pelt Drive about 10:30 p.m. Saturday, then raped her.

The man is described as black, in his early 40s, about 5 feet 8 inches tall with a stocky build.

Detectives with the Special Victims Unit said they do not believe the incident is connected to previous sexual assaults in the area.

Anyone with information is asked to call Fayetteville police at 910-433-1856 or Crime Stoppers at 910-483-8477.