FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (WNCN) – Fayetteville police are searching for a dark-colored sedan said to be connected to an attempted rape early Friday.
The victim accepted a ride from the suspect n the area of Person Street near B. Street around 1:30 a.m.
The suspect drove to the area of Volunteer Drive, where he physically assaulted the victim and attempted to rape her, Fayetteville police said.
The suspect is described as standing a little more than 6 feet tall with a medium build, a dark complexion, shoulder length braids and a goatee. Police also said the suspect appeared to smell like marijuana and alcohol.
The suspect was operating a black or dark blue 4-door sedan style vehicle that smelled like marijuana, with a baby seat in the rear passenger area.
At this time detectives do not believe this incident is related to the sexual assault that occurred July 23 in downtown Fayetteville.