Woman Sexually Assaulted in Lansing

By: News 10
By: News 10

Lansing police are investigating a sexual assault that happened Saturday night on Lowcroft Avenue. Police tell wilx.com the attacker went into a home on the 4600 block of Lowcroft a little after 9:30pm. He's described as a black man between 30 and 40 years old, 5'9" or 5'10" with a medium build. He may have been walking in the area before the attack. Investigators can't say whether or not this is related to four sexual assaults on the city's south side. Anyone with information is asked to call the Lansing Police Department Tip Line at 517-483-6600.

Police suggest everyone follow these safety tips:

• Be aware of your surroundings
• Lock all doors / windows / garage doors
• Reporting suspicious people to the Police
• Contact Neighborhood watch representative
• Close or shut window coverings (shades / blinds) at night
• Change routine (times)
• Always have a phone nearby


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  • by RT Location: Lansing on Mar 20, 2012 at 10:52 AM
    This headline should have read "Woman shoots and kills sexual preditor during attack".
  • by Phil Location: Plymouth on Mar 20, 2012 at 09:58 AM
    - Always have a phone nearby So you can hit him/her with it, that is the only good it will do. Such a false sense of security to make you believe you have time to dial a phone and wait for someone to arrive in a typical assault.
  • by ang on Mar 20, 2012 at 07:39 AM
    where did the other 4 happen? should we all be worried? what should we be looking for?
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      by justin on Mar 20, 2012 at 08:54 PM in reply to ang
      actually one of the other assaults was on my mother last year only a few blocks down on the corner of donald and mason st in the old everett neighborhood with the rapist having nearly identicly description as this guy. Anybody with any information please call the lansing police department at the number they provided above
  • by Burt Location: Florida on Mar 19, 2012 at 06:13 PM
    He couldn't attract a woman of any kind because he is not that suave or women scare him. He doesn't know what to say to a woman to start a relationship. He is sexually frustrated. He is a average person someone you would not suspect. He probably lives with his Mom. There hope that helps yall.
    • reply
      by Spring on Mar 20, 2012 at 06:11 AM in reply to Burt
      Burt, you just described 60% of the men in this city!
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        by Anonymous on Jul 8, 2012 at 01:08 PM in reply to Spring
        Well Lansing has a problem then. A big problem.
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