Columbus Police release sketch of rape suspect

COLUMBUS, GA (WXTX) -  Columbus Police are asking for the public's help in identifying the man they believe raped a local mother in her home.

The Department's Sex Crimes Unit had the 27-year-old female victim in this case sit down with an artist and together, they compiled a sketch of the suspect.

The man is believed to be 30-35 years old, around 6'1", 165-200 pounds with dark blonde or light brown hair.

Nearly two weeks ago, police say he followed the victim into her home in the Sonoma Pointe subdivision off Blackmon Road, threatened her and raped her- all with her young child nearby.

The woman tells police she has never seen the suspect before the reported sexual assault.

If you recognize the suspect or have any information on this case, you're asked to call the Columbus Police Department's Sex Crimes Unit at 706-225-4406.

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