Athens police release sketch in rape, child molestation investigation

ATHENS, Ga. -- Athens-Clark County police have released a new sketch of a suspect wanted in a rape and child molestation in the area.

Police said the incidents occurred on Sept. 4  and Nov. 4 and involved the same victim.

They're describing the suspect as a black male in his mid-30s who is between 5 feet 8 inches and 5 feet 9 inches tall with a medium brown complexion.  Police said he is believed to have a short curly beard, short hair and may also have crooked teeth.

A forensic artist with the Georgia Bureau of Investigation was able to use the overall description from the victim to come up with a sketch of the alleged suspect.

Anyone with information on the suspect's identity is asked to call Athens-Clarke County police at 706-613-3330.

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