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JSO Searches For Rape, Kidnapping And Robbery Suspect

Sketch of suspect
Jacksonville Sheriff's Office

The Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in identifying a man investigators believe was involved in the recent kidnapping of one homeless woman and the attempted rape and robbery of a second.

The suspect is described as a lighter-complexioned, slender black man who is about 6-feet-tall and between 40- and 60-years-old.

Police said the attacks took place in the Springfield and LaVilla areas of the city.

A sketch of the suspect based on the women’s description has been released.

Anyone with information to call or email the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office or contact Crime Stoppers at 1-866-845-TIPS.

Contact reporter Cyd Hoskinson at, 904-358-6351 and on Twitter at @cydwjctnews.