(WBIR-Knoxville) Knoxville Police are still actively searching for the man who attacked a woman and her child at Ijams Nature Center last week.
A composite sketch of the suspect was released on Friday. Since then, KPD spokesperson Darrell DeBusk says they received several tips, and have investigators and special units following up on each of those.
Investigators urge everyone to take a look at the composite to see if they recognize the man, even if they've never been to Ijams. Anyone with information is asked to call the KPD Crime Hotline at 865-215-7212. They can remain anonymous.
Knoxville Police have released a composite sketch of a man that attacked a woman and toddler at Ijams Nature Center on Wednesday.
The 24-year old woman was walking with her 2-year-old daughter when the man shoved them both to the ground and sexually assaulted her. Both were treated and released from UT Medical Center.
Police have been working to identify the suspect. On Friday they released the composite sketch and a detailed description:
- White male
- 27-35 years of age
- About 6 feet to 6 feet 1 inch tall
- Medium - solid build
- Brown goatee with a sole patch under his lip
- A scar separating the left eyebrow
- Bad teeth - Broken and brown
- The suspect was last seen wearing a blue pullover hoodie with a white shirt underneath. The shirt had light stitching on the collar. He was wearing dark, baggy blue jeans and clean-white tennis shoes.
- The suspect may have been seen earlier in the day on a bicycle.
If you have any information about the suspect, please contact KPD at 865-215-7212