Bluefield Police searching for suspect who raped a special needs child

BLUEFIELD, WV (WOAY) – The Bluefield Police Department is currently looking for a suspect that allegedly raped a special needs child.

According to Detective Adams with the Bluefield Police Department, the incident happened just after 10 pm at the 800 block of College Ave.

The suspect took off on foot towards East River Ave. The suspect is described as a black male, medium built, and tall. The suspect also had another person with them, possibly a child.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact Bluefield Police.

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