Police still searching for downtown rape suspect

CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) - Charleston police are urging the public to be on the look-out for awhite SUV, after a sexual assault was reported.

Police department spokesman Charles Francis says the driver of the vehicle may beconnected to an assault that happened at St. Philip and Warren Streets in downtownCharleston at about 3am Saturday morning.

The suspect is described as an Asian male, 5'6" tall, with anapproximate weight of 150 to 160 pounds. The suspect vehicle is described as a white SUV, possibly a NissanXterra.

Anyone with information can contact police at 843-577-7434 orCrimestoppers at 843-554-1111.

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