Woman fights off rapist by biting his fingers; sketch of suspect released

Woman fights off rapist by biting his fingers; sketch of suspect released

Credit: New Orleans Police

Woman fights off rapist by biting his fingers; sketch of suspect released

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Posted on March 18, 2014 at 5:54 PM

NEW ORLEANS – Police have released a sketch of a man who broke into the house of an Uptown woman and attempted to sexually assault her.

The incident occurred on March 11, just before 7 p.m. near Valence and Prytania Streets.

According to police, the suspect got into the victim’s home and attacked her. During the encounter the woman bit the perpetrator on two of his fingers causing him to scream and flee the scene.

He was last seen on foot heading towards Bordeaux Street where he turned river bound and then turned toward downtown on Perrier Street.

The suspect is described as a black male, 20-25 years of age, 5’6 in height, approximately 170-180 pounds with a dark complexion and heavy acne. He was wearing a black blazer, black undershirt, black pants and black shoes while carrying a black backpack and silver headphones. The victim said he referred to himself as ‘Randy.’

The suspect is wanted for attempted forcible rape.

Anyone with information can call Crimestoppers at 822-1111.

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