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SPD investigating sexual assault in south Shreveport

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SHREVEPORT, LA (KSLA) -

Shreveport police are looking for a suspect in a sexual assault reported early Saturday morning in south Shreveport.

Officers were called to the 2500 block of Bert Kouns Industrial Loop just after 5:30 a.m. Saturday morning, where they met with an adult female victim who told them that she had been walking along in that area when she was approached by a man with a handgun. She told authorities that the man ordered her at gunpoint to a secluded area nearby, where he sexually assaulted her and then fled the scene on foot.

Police say she described her attacker as a black male who stood approximately five feet-five inches tall and weighed between 130-145 pounds, wearing wore a dark colored hooded sweat shirt and dark pants.

Detectives with the Shreveport Police Department's Sex Crimes Unit is investigating. Authorities are asking anyone with information to contact Caddo-Crime Stoppers at (318) 673-7373 or on their website at www.lockemup.org.

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