Police seek man in connection with sexual assault

Las Vegas police asked for the public’s help identifying a man they believe sexually assaulted a woman at gunpoint and stole her car overnight.

Police said a woman was driving near the intersection of Durango Drive and the 215 Beltway when a man confronted her at gunpoint, assaulted her and took her vehicle about 2:45 a.m. Tuesday.

Police released surveillance footage of a man they think might be responsible. He is about 22 years of age, stands 6 feet tall and weighs about 160 pounds. In the footage he has dark hair and was last seen wearing a red shirt and black pants, police said. He should be considered armed and dangerous.

A video of the suspect can be viewed by clicking the following link: http://youtu.be/7iSChhP8ksY.

Anyone with any information about this sexual assault can contact Metro’s sexual assault section at 702-828-3421 or 311. To remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers at 702-385-5555 or www.crimestoppersofnv.com.

Contact Wesley Juhl at wjuhl@reviewjournal.com and 702-383-0381. Find him on Twitter: @WesJuhl.