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Tyler police searching for suspect in aggravated sexual assault

TYLER, TX (KLTV) -

Tyler police are searching for a suspect in an aggravated sexual assault.

The department says the incident occurred about 10 p.m. Wednesday near Beckham Avenue and Erwin Street.

When officers arrived, a woman told them she was approached by a black male who pointed a gun at her and forced her to the backside of a building where he sexually assaulted her.

Police say the suspect is in his early 20s, with a thin build and is about 6 feet tall. He was dressed in black clothing and his face was covered. The suspect left on foot.

To provide information on the case, contact Tyler Police Department at 903-531-1000 or Crimestoppers at 903-597-2833. Crimestoppers may pay up to $1,000 for information leading to an arrest and charges filed against the suspect in the case.

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