WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) – Police are searching for a man accused of sexually assaulting a woman on Carolina Beach Road late Saturday night.
According to police, the victim was walking in the 1700 block of Carolina Beach Road when a stranger driving a tan Trooper-style jeep stopped to offer her a ride, which she accepted.
The victim told police the man made a suggestive remark about a sexual act while they were in the car and tried to get away but couldn’t escape. She said the man drove her to a used car lot and sexually assaulted her.
According to police, the victim was eventually able to get out of the vehicle and run away.
The case is under investigation.
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