FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (WNCN) – Fayetteville Police are investigating a sexual assault that occurred Monday afternoon near a mobile home park.
The assault occurred at approximately 2 p.m. in the area of the Sunset Mobile Home Park off Rim Road, police said.
The preliminary investigation has shown that the victim arrived home, entered her residence, and was then attacked from behind by a man who then sexually assaulted her. The victim and the attacker were not known to each other, police said.
The suspect is described as approximately 5-foot-6 to 5-foot-8 and was wearing a grey hoodie. The victim told police the suspect spoke with a deep Southern accent.
Detectives are actively investigating the sexual assault.
Anyone with information regarding the sexual assault or the identity of the suspect is asked to contact Detective Comer with the Fayetteville Police Department at (910) 709-7752 or Crimestoppers at (910) 483-TIPS (8477). Crimestoppers information can also be submitted electronically, by visiting http://fay-nccrimestoppers.org and completing the anonymous online tip sheet or by text-a-tip on your mobile device by sending a message to 274637 (in the text box type “4Tip” followed by your message).