Police search for suspect in sexual assault - FOX 35 News Orlando

Police search for suspect in sexual assault

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (WOFL FOX 35 ORLANDO) - Police are looking for a suspect accused of grabbing a woman and sexually battering her in some woods in Daytona Beach early Monday morning.

Police say the suspect pointed a gun at the woman as she was walking from a convenience store to her home.  She says he then dragged her into the woods and then raped her. He also took the victim's purse and two cellphones.  After the man took off, the woman called police from a nearby pay phone.

Police say the victim had several scrapes and bruises. She was taken to a rape crisis center.

The suspect is described as a light-skinned black man, about 5 feet, 5 inches tall, wearing a blue-jean jacket, white shirt and tan shorts, with red low-top Converse shoes

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