Bluefield Police Department actively looking for man suspected of sexual assault

BLUEFIELD, WV (WOAY) – Authorities in Bluefield are actively looking for a suspect wanted for sexually assaulting a minor with special needs. 

The assault occurred last Saturday at around 10 P.M. in the College Avenue area. The suspect is described as a tall and slender-built black male.

Detective Kevin Ross with the Bluefield Police Department says they are still investigating and ask the public to send in any information they may have. 

“We’re asking the public, anybody that knows anything, anybody that’s seen anything. If you have any cameras in the area that may have caught anything, please give us a call here at the Bluefield Police Department. At this time we’re following leads and currently investigating,” Ross said.

According to Ross, the minor was calmly sitting on a bench in their front yard when they were attacked.

Anyone with information regarding the incident should contact the Bluefield Police Department at 304-327-6101.