Columbia, SC (WLTX) - Columbia police are searching for a man accused of sexually assaulting a woman in Columbia's Five Points this week.
According to officers, the man forced the victim into a secluded area in the 700 block of Saluda Street around 2:30 a.m. Wednesday.
During the incident, the victim also suffered significant facial injuries after the suspect hit her several times. As a result, the female received medical treatment.
Officers were able to get surveillance video of the man they're looking for.
The suspect is between 20-30 years-old with a short afro hairstyle and close cut goatee. He was last seen wearing what appears to be a dark ‘Power Rangers’ T-shirt, gray shorts, dark socks and light-colored shoes.
Anyone with information should call Crimestoppers at 1-888-CRIME-SC.