DPD: Sex assault suspect attacked woman in car at gunpoint

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WEB UPDATE (11 p.m.): The suspect has been located and arrested.

Detroit police are asking for the public's help finding a sexual assault suspect considered armed and dangerous.

A 25-year-old woman was sexually assaulted at gunpoint inside a car in the area of McNichols and Trinity on the city's west side Wednesday morning. The incident happened at 11:40 a.m. after the woman was left inside the vehicle by the driver who went into a store.

The suspect approached the car, entered the driver's seat and pointed a weapon at the victim. He then drove the victim to the area and assaulted her. After the assault, the suspect left the car and fled on foot. 

The suspect is described as an older black man with a salt and pepper beard, wearing a dark colored Pelle Pelle coat, a hooded sweatshirt, dark pants and shoes.

.If anyone recognize this suspect or knows of his whereabouts, or have any information pertaining to this crime, they are asked to please Detroit Police Sex Crimes Unit at 313596-1950 or CRIME STOPPERS at 1-800-SPEAK-UP.