Sexual Assault on Broadway, assistance needed

On November 14th at around 4:50 a.m., East Precinct patrol officers responded to an area hospital to investigate a sexual assault.  The adult male victim told officers that he had been physically attacked and sexually assaulted in his apartment (located in the 700 block of Broadway Avenue E.) around 1:30 a.m.  Sexual Assault and Crime Scene Investigation detectives responded to investigate and to process the crime scene for evidence. 

The suspect is a stranger to the victim.  He is described as a Hispanic male, 30-40 years old, medium build, with short dark hair and beard.  He was last seen wearing a black jacket, a red t-shirt with a white logo, blue jeans and black gloves.  The suspect used a knife during the course of this crime.  He should be considered armed and dangerous.  Anyone with information is asked to call 911.  Anonymous tips are welcome.

This is an active and ongoing investigation.  Information is preliminary and subject to change. 

East Precinct officers have increased their patrols in the area of this crime.