Nashville Police Release Sketch of Sexual Assault Suspect

A sketch of the suspect in a March 7 sexual assault has been released.

The Nashville Metropolitan Police Department has released a composite sketch of a suspect involved in the sexual assault of a 15-year-old boy. The incident occurred on March 7 at approximately 5:30 p.m. in Seven Oaks Park, located off McGavock Pike in South Nashville. According to the victim, he was approached and forcibly taken into a wooded area of the park by the suspect, where he was then sexually assaulted. The assailant fled the scene upon noticing other individuals nearby.

The suspect is described as a white male, around 50 years old, with distinctive features including freckles and crooked teeth. At the time of the attack, he was wearing a black ball cap, a black zip-up jacket without a hoodie, blue shorts, a gray shirt, and gray and white tennis shoes. Following the assault, he was seen leaving the area in a 2000s model Honda Civic sedan and headed toward Knight Drive.

Authorities are urging anyone with information about the suspect or the vehicle to come forward. Nashville Crime Stoppers is accepting tips at 615-742-7463. Callers can remain anonymous and may be eligible for a cash reward.

The Nashville Police Department has posted images of the suspect and the vehicle online to aid in his identification. For more information and to view the images, please visit the suspect sketch and the Honda Civic image.

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