FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (WNCN) — Police say a woman was forced into a truck and raped on Thursday evening after she was walking along Yadkin Road.
The incident happened while the woman was in the 4500 block of Yadkin Road, according to a news release Friday afternoon from Fayetteville police.
The woman was approached by a man in a red Ford pickup truck and forced into the truck, police said.
The man “drove her to an area along the 1200 block of Bragg Blvd where she was then raped by the suspect,” the news release said.
The incident happened between 7 p.m. and 7:45 p.m., according to Fayetteville police spokesman Jeremy Strickland.
The man then drove away in the truck, which was a single cab, red Ford F-150, early 2000s model, according to police.
Police said the suspect was described as a white male, in his mid-40s, about 260 to 300 pounds, with salt and pepper hair and a “5 o’clock shadow” beard.
The man was wearing a white hat, black jacket, and blue jeans at the time, according to police.
Anyone with information regarding the rape investigation, or the identity of the suspect, is asked to contact Detective J. Lewis with the Fayetteville Police Department at (910) 703-9503 or Crimestoppers at (910) 483-TIPS (8477).