Mount Healthy Police searching for rape suspect

Mount Healthy Police searching for rape suspect
Cincinnati police say an East Westwood man reported his home was broken into early Thursday morning. (File)

MOUNT HEALTHY, OH (FOX19) - Mount Healthy police are searching for a man suspected of raping a woman this morning.

A Hamilton County dispatcher says police responded to the 7300 block of Forest Avenue following a 911 call that came in just before 8 a.m.

A suspect fled the residence on foot, the dispatcher says. A K9 tracked the suspect, but police were not able to find him.

A press release from Mount Healthy Police describes the suspect as a thin, black male, approximately 6 feet tall. According to the 911 call, he was last seen in black zip-up shirt with light-colored jeans and black shoes.

It is unclear if the woman went to the hospital.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Mount Healthy Police at 513-728-3182 or Crime Stoppers at 513-352-3040.

FOX19 NOW will update this story as it develops.

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