Asheville police seek tips in sexual assault investigation - FOX Carolina 21

Asheville police seek tips in sexual assault investigation

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ASHEVILLE, NC (FOX Carolina) -

The Asheville Police Department said detectives are investigating a sexual assault that occurred earlier in May.

According to police, the assault happened outside around 3:30 a.m. on May 14 along Virginia Avenue.

The victim is an adult female and police believe the suspect fled the scene on foot.

Investigators are following several leads including forensic evidence. However, they are seeking the public's help to bolster the case.

Anyone with information about the assault is asked to contact the Asheville Police Department at 828-252-1110.

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