Person of interest sought in assault of girl, 5, in Detroit
Detroit police are seeking the person who may have information on a criminal sexual conduct incident involving a 5-year-old girl at a Midtown apartment this week.
The home invasion took place about 3:10 a.m. Thursday on the 600 block of Brainard, police said. The area is north of Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard and west of Cass.
Police on Thursday said a white male suspect said to be about 6 foot tall with a thin build, wearing a black hat, khaki pants, and armed with a knife, allegedly entered through a window, entered the girl's bedroom, removed her panties and touched her.
Police say the bedroom window was unlocked.
The girl and her mother were transported to an area hospital.
On Friday, authorities released images of someone they described as a person of interest in the case.
Anyone who recognizes him, knows of his whereabouts or has information is asked to contact the Detroit Police Department’s Sex Crime Unit at (313) 596-1950 or Crime Stoppers of Michigan at 1-800-SPEAK- UP.