Authorities search for identity of man accused of rape

first_imgAuthorities are asking for the public’s help in identifying a suspect who is accused of raping a woman in Hollywood, Florida.The incident occurred Sunday around 9:00 am along the 5800 block of Hollywood Boulevard.According to the report, the suspect reportedly threatened the woman and forced her into a damaged newer-model, silver Nissan Sentra sedan, while they were in front of a convenience store.The suspect then drove the woman to another location where he sexually battered her.Authorities have released surveillance video of the man walking around and then leaving the convenience store’s parking lot in his car.He is described as a Hispanic male between 30 and 35 years old, standing approximately 5 feet 10 inches, weighing 200 pounds with black hair. He is also said to have tattoos on his chest.He was last seen wearing a dark green shirt with a lizard on the front of it.His vehicle is described as having damage to its front and rear passenger-side doors. The vehicle is also missing its right-rear hubcap.If you have any information about this incident you are asked to call Broward County Crime Stoppers at 954-493-TIPS. Remember, you can always remain anonymous, and you may be eligible for a $3,000 reward.last_img read more