Pine Grove rape suspect

Published 12:33 am Saturday, July 19, 2008

An alleged rape occurred about a year ago where a man reportedly entered into a home, raped a juvenile victim and took some items from the home.

The incident took place on July 23, 2007. Witnesses report seeing a vehicle that resembled a white Chevy Blazer or a White GMC Jimmy at the residence. A Crime Stoppers press release states the vehicle in question could have been a white pickup truck or SUV.

Pearl River County Crime Stoppers is asking for community participation in solving this crime. The suspect was described as being about six feet tall, about 200 pounds and was reported to have been wearing a red shirt, blue jeans, and a white baseball cap with the letters “NY” on it at the time of the crime.

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The victim stated the suspect also had a gap between his teeth.

Items taken in the burglary were not disclosed.

A composite image of the suspect was developed using a computer program. Anyone having information about the suspect is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 601-799-CLUE(2583). Anonymous information provided to Crime Stoppers can still be eligible for a reward.