Tempe PD searching for sexual assault suspect

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By Andrew Michalscheck By Andrew Michalscheck

TEMPE, Ariz. -- Tempe Police are asking for the public’s help in finding a sexual assault suspect.

According to police, a man entered a female ASU student’s apartment early Wednesday morning in the 900 block of S. Terrace.

The woman, who didn’t know the man, was able to fight off the suspect and run from the apartment.

Tempe Police have been speaking with residents in the apartment complex and working with other Valley law enforcement agencies to try and locate the suspect.

The suspect is described as a Hispanic male in his late 40s or early 50s. He’s 5 feet 5 inches tall with a chubby build, and was last seen wearing a red t-shirt with black writing and shorts that covered his knees.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact the Tempe Police Department at 480-350-8311 or Silent Witness at 480-Witness.