Police release sketch of suspect accused of UC robbery, rape

A sketch of the suspect from Cincinnati Police detectives.
A sketch of the suspect from Cincinnati Police detectives.

CLIFTON HEIGHTS, OH (FOX19) - Cincinnati Police are requesting the public's help in identifying a robbery and rape suspect from a Sept. 5 incident near University of Cincinnati.

The robbery happened at about 3:15 a.m. in the 100 block of Warner Street. Police said a man approached a UC student on the street and ordered him to take the suspect inside their house.

Once inside, police said the man ordered the first victim and his two roommates to put their belongs in bags. The suspect then made all three victims leave the house and walk elsewhere before fleeing.

Police said the man got away with a 32-inch television, laptop, Xbox, a Wii and money.

He is wanted for questioning in charges involving aggravated robbery, aggravated burglary, rape and kidnapping.

Police have released a sketch of the suspect, who was described as a black male, between 30 to 39 years of age. He is approximately 5 feet, 11 inches tall and skinny with buzz cut hair. Police said he wearing a dark shirt and blue jeans.

The suspect was armed with a handgun, police said.

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