BALTIMORE (WJZ)– City police are attempting to identify a suspect wanted for the rape of a 40-year-old woman.

Detectives say around 7:45 a.m. Saturday, the unidentified suspect sexually assaulted the woman in the rear of 1923 Saint Paul Street.

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Before the incident, the victim said she met the suspect in the unit block of West North Avenue in front of Red Emma’s Bookstore/Coffee Shop.

The suspect reportedly lured the victim to the rear of the 1900 block of Saint Paul Street.

The suspect is described as a black man with matted hair, appears to be in his 40’s or 50’s and weighs around 140-150 pounds.

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He was last seen wearing a red polo shirt, blue jeans and black sneakers.

Anyone with information is asked to call police at 410-396-2076.

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