Police: Sex assault suspect followed woman from Metro station

FOX 5's Alexandra Limon reports.

- Prince George’s County police are searching for a man who followed a woman from a Metro station and sexually assaulted her.

Police believe it all started Thursday morning at the New Carrollton Metro station as the suspect followed the victim to a nearby business along the 4000 block of Garden City Drive in Landover just before 6:45 a.m. Police said the man sexually assaulted the woman inside of the business.

Police have released surveillance video of the suspect. He is described as a black male who is about 20 years old. He is 5’11” tall with a thin build. He was wearing a red jacket with a symbol that appears to look like a plus sign or cross on the back and sleeves.

“He also walks with a very distinct limp and we are asking the community if you have any information on who this person is to please give us a call,” said Prince George’s County Police Cpl. Harry Bond.

If you have any information, you are asked to call Prince George’s County Police Department’s Sexual Assault Unit at 301-772-4908. Anonymous tipsters can call Crime Solvers at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477) or text "PGPD plus your message" to CRIMES (274637) on your cell phone or go to www.pgpolice.org and submit a tip online.

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