Girl, 17, assaulted at red light
A 17-YEAR-OLD girl was sexually assaulted at gunpoint after her attacker forced his way into her car at a traffic light in Logan, police said yesterday.
The assailant was still on the loose last night.
The alleged assault happened about 10 p.m. Sept. 24. Police said the man, brandishing a gun, approached the victim's car while she was stopped at a light on Windrim Avenue near 13th Street. He then ordered her to drive to 21st Street near Nedro, where he assaulted her.
After the attack, the suspect ran northbound on 21st Street, police said.
Police released a detailed composite of the attacker, who is described as a black man, between 20 and 30 years old, about 6 foot 2, 210 pounds, medium build with a light complexion and pointy sideburns. He was wearing a light-gray Nike sweatshirt, blue jeans and black leather-type gloves. Police said the suspect also has a star tattoo on the left side of his neck.
Anyone with information about the attack or the alleged attacker is asked to call the Special Victims Unit at 215-685-3251.
- Solomon Leach