Less than a week after seeking the public’s help in identifying a man accused of sexually assaulting a woman near Lenox Square mall in Buckhead, the Atlanta Police Department announced it has more than doubled the amount of the reward available for the individual providing information leading to the arrest and indictment of a suspect.
The reward was raised from $2,000 to $5,000.
According to a Nov. 13 news release, on Nov. 6 at about 7 p.m., a male suspect sexually assaulted a female victim near the mall. Security video captured images of the suspect entering Lenox. He is described as a Black male in his mid-30s with a short haircut, about 5 feet, 9 inches tall with a slim to medium build. The suspect was last seen wearing a black jacket and light-colored blue jeans and carrying a black backpack.
The police have released a photo and video of the suspect.
Anyone with information on his identity is asked to call 911 or contact Crime Stoppers Atlanta. Information on the case can be submitted anonymously by calling 404-577-8477 or visiting www.stopcrimeatl.com. Callers do not have to give their name or any identifying information to be eligible for the reward.