Baltimore County Police are investigating the sexual assault of a 23-year-old woman last Thursday night in the 7000 block of York Road in Precinct 6, Towson.
The crime occurred around 7:40 p.m. when an unknown male approached a woman from behind as she was walking southbound on York Road near Dumbarton Road and sexually assaulted her. He then fled the area northbound on York Road.
The woman sought help from a nearby resident, who called police.
The woman was able to describe the suspect as a black male with a medium complexion, 5'3 - 5'5, wearing a dark hooded sweatshirt.
Anyone with information on this crime or suspect is asked to contact Baltimore County Police at 410-307-2020.
Anyone with information on this case can also submit a tip to Metro Crime Stoppers at 1-866-7LOCKUP. For more information on other ways to contact Metro Crime Stoppers, as well as information on rewards offered by or through them, check their website at www.metrocrimestoppers.org. Metro Crime Stoppers, an organization that is separate from the Baltimore County Police Department and Baltimore County Government, offers rewards for information in connection with felony offenses. Anonymous tips can be sent to Metro Crime Stoppers by phone, text message, or online.