Memphis police searching for assault suspect

(WMC-TV) – Memphis police are searching for a suspect after he allegedly attacked a woman late Tuesday afternoon.

Memphis police issued a sketch just hours after the alleged assault. Investigators created the sketch based on the account of his 19 year old victim. The man is accused of approaching the woman outside her home while armed, grabbing the victim by the throat, and trying to force her into her home when she ran.

This all happened around in 2 p.m. in the 34 Hundred block of Mayflower in North Memphis. After the woman ran, the suspect allegedly fired several shots at her.

The victim was not injured.

If you can help police call crime stoppers at 901-528-CASH.

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