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Updated: 9/17/2012 1:39 pm
LAS VEGAS (KSNV MyNews3) – The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department is seeking help locating a man suspected of attacking a woman Wednesday near Maryland Parkway and Flamingo Road.

According to police, a woman was walking in that area when she was grabbed from behind, held, and threatened with a knife. The victim fought back and suffered minor injuries but was able to escape her attacker.

The suspect is described as a black male adult who appeared to be in his early 20s, standing approximately 6-feet and weighing about 170 pounds. His eyes were described as being a very light color brown.

He was last seen wearing a red “doo rag”, a white crew neck short sleeved T-shirt and Dickie-style long red shorts. The suspect was on foot and ran from the area after the attack.

Anyone with any information about the identity or location of this suspect, or any information about this crime are urged to contact the LVMPD Sexual Assault Section at (702) 828-3421, or, to remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers at (702) 385-5555 or at www.crimestoppersofnv.com.
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