Milwaukee Police are investigating a sexual assault that happened in the 2000 block of S. 14th Street at about 6:45 p.m. on February 13. A 17-year-old female victim reports that a suspect, who was armed with a utility knife, approached her on the street and sexually assaulted her. The suspect also hit the victim several times before a witness responded to the victim’s calls for help and scared the suspect away. The suspect is described as a black male, 6’, 160 lbs., short “puffy” hair, wearing a black vest, a grey sweater, and black jeans.
Milwaukee Police are also investigating an attempted child enticement that happened in the 5300 block of W. Burleigh Street shortly after 8 p.m. on February 13. A 13-year-old boy reports that a suspect approached him on the street, propositioned a sexual act, and grabbed the victim by the arm before the victim pulled away from the suspect and ran. The suspect is described as a black male in his late teens or early 20’s, slim build, wearing a tan hat, a black “pea coat,” black jeans, and holding a black backpack.
Milwaukee Police do not believe these incidents are connected. Anyone with information is asked to call Milwaukee Police Sensitive Crimes at 414-935-7405.