Charleston police look for man who raped woman at gunpoint

CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) - Police are looking for a man wanted for raping a 19-year-old woman at gunpoint in Charleston.

According to Charleston police, officers responded to a home on Tall Oak Avenue on June 8 in reference to a rape that happened at Ashley Grove Apartments.

The victim told police she was raped at gunpoint. Police describe the suspect as a tall and thin black male, 18 to 20 years old. He is listed at 5'10" to 6 feet tall, weighing about 140 pounds. He has a buzz cut or close hair cut and was wearing all black and had a black pistol.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 554-1111.

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