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Alachua authorities looking for sex assault suspect


The Alachua County Sheriff's Office is searching for a subject accused of sexually assaulting a female victim on July 4.

ALACHUA COUNTY, Fla. - Police are searching for a suspect accused of sexually assaulting a woman on July 4.

According to the release from the Alachua County Sheriff's Office, the assault took place in the Tower Road area of Gainesville.

The suspect is described by authorities as standing 6 feet tall, weighing 200-240 pounds and is around 25 to 30 years old.

Anyone with any information about the identity of the suspect is asked to contact ACSO Det. Steven Yakel at 352-384-3320.