Man Wanted for Attempted Sexual Assault at an Apartment Complex in West Ashley

August 10, 2017, 2:39 pm EST | Share:

WEST ASHLEY, SC (WTAT-TV) — Charleston Police need your help identifying the suspect of an attempted sexual assault at the Gardens at Ashley River Apartments (1840 Carriage Lane).

The incident happened around 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday. Authorities say the suspect entered the victim’s apartment, exposed himself and physically assaulted her.

The suspect is described as a white male, possibly with a hispanic or latino accent, 5’10” and 250 lbs. He has dirty blond hair and was wearing a light gray or dull white t-shirt with dark green or blue shorts.

Investigators say they were informed of a similar incident while at the scene which occurred between 9:00 a.m. and 10:00 a.m. that same day. They said the suspect which matched the same description opened the door of an apartment and fled the scene when he was confronted by the resident.

An investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information about the suspect or may have seen him in the area is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 843-554-1111.