Sumter, SC (WLTX) - Sumter police are searching for a suspect who they believe kidnapped and sexually assaulted a a woman.

Officers say 44-year-old Willie Gregg held a woman against her will around 1:45 a.m. Tuesday, then beat and sexually assaulted her.

The woman was treated for her injuries and released. He faces charges of assault and battery 1st degree, criminal sexual conduct 1st degree, and kidnapping.

Anyone with information on where he may be should call Crimestoppers at 1-888-CRIME-SC.