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Hattiesburg Police looking for suspect involved in attempted rape

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HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) -

 

Hattiesburg Police are searching for a suspect involved in an attempted rape at a Hattiesburg laundromat.

Monday police responded to the main street laundromat where they encountered a female victim who described her attacker as a 6 foot, 165 pound black male.

According to the victim, the suspect approached her from behind and grabbed her neck, and attempted to remove her clothes.

According to a Hattiesburg police incident report, the victim began to fight, and the suspect fled the scene in an unknown direction.

Hattiesburg Police urge anyone who may have any information regarding the incident to contact metro crime stoppers at 601-582-stop.