Woman Sexually Assaulted Near School Playground

By: News 10
By: News 10

Police are hoping someone can help identify the man wanted in a recent sex assault in Lansing.

It happened just after midnight on Monday, July 9. The woman was walking to a friend's house when a man started to follow her, then sexually assaulted her near the playground at Bingham Elementary School.

The suspect is described as a black male, mid 30's, about 5' 7" to 5' 9" tall. He has a dark complexion and stocky with a muscular build, with brown eyes, black hair, un-kept goatee and scruffy facial hair. He has a poor complexion and he had a small, clear band-aid on his right cheek. The suspect was last seen wearing a black ball cap, possibly backwards, a black t-shirt with white writing and black pants.

Please contact the Lansing Police Department with any information @ 517-483-4600 or contact Detective Ron Seyka at 483-4849.


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  • by Brandy Location: Grand Rapids on Jul 31, 2012 at 05:51 PM
    this looks very similar to the guy that was just arrested in grand rapids for holding a woman against her will with the threat to rape her, the story was posted under teen attacker on woodtv.com,24-year-old Fitzpatrick Eugene Williams.... could this be the same guy???
  • by Kris Location: Lansing on Jul 31, 2012 at 01:00 PM
    ....and we are just now hearing about this ??? !!!! How many women have walked in that area not knowing this new danger !! Why the wait ?????
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