Police: Suspect sexually assaulted woman for 2 hours after car crash

Authorities in Stafford County have released a composite sketch of a suspect who sexually assaulted a woman for over two hours during the early morning hours of Halloween after their vehicles were involved in a car crash.

The Stafford County Sheriff's Office said the victim's vehicle was struck by another at Kings Highway and Sherwood Forest Farm Road in Fredericksburg at some time between 2:45 a.m. to 3:15 a.m. Monday. After the accident, the male suspect removed the woman from her vehicle by force and dragged her off the road to a ditch where the sexual assault occurred.

After the attack, the suspect left the area in his vehicle and traveled eastbound on Kings Highway (Route 3), authorities said. The victim walked back to her vehicle where she called 911 from her cellphone. A Stafford County deputy also arrived at the scene as she made the call.

The sheriff's office said the suspect has been described as a Hispanic male around 30 years old. He stands 5'8" to 5'9" and weighs approximately 170 to 180 pounds. He has black hair and a short black beard and was wearing light-colored blue jeans and a sleeveless white tanktop under an orange, blue and white plaid long-sleeved shirt. He spoke Spanish and broken English. His vehicle was described as a dark-colored SUV and there may be orange paint transfer and damage to the passenger side front quarter panel or front end of the suspect's vehicle.

If you have any information, you are asked to contact the Stafford County Sheriff's Office at 540-658-4400, text "Stafford" plus your tip to 274637 (CRIMES) or online at www.StaffordCrimeSolvers.com.