Sketch released of suspect in Monroe County rape case

Crime Watch 8

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (WISH) — The Monroe County Sheriff’s Office has released a sketch of a rape suspect.

The office released a sketch on Facebook on Friday afternoon.

This man is wanted for a rape that occurred in the early morning hours Tuesday near Tapp Road and Rayle Place.

Investigators said the victim’s car had stalled and the suspect approached in order to “help” the victim.

The victim was assaulted in the suspect’s vehicle, described as a light blue passenger car by deputies.

The victim said the suspect had alcohol on his breath.

Deputies described the suspect as being from 5-feet-5 to 5-10 with a thin build. He has blond, light brown or gray hair that is shoulder-length on the sides and back but is thinning or bald on top.

Anyone with information was asked to call (812) 349-2861 or email investigations@co.monroe.in.us.

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