Tampa police searching for rape suspect

Last Updated: Sunday, January 25, 2015

Tampa police are searching for a man accused of sexually assaulting a woman early Sunday morning.

According to reports, the woman, who is in her 20s, was walking alone to a friend's house in the area of Rome Avenue North and Arch Street when a man forced her into the bushes and sexually assaulted her.

The woman ran away and was trying to get help when someone came along and drove her home.

Detectives said they are working with the woman to come up with a sketch of the suspect.