Aiken woman assaulted in her backyard

April 25, 2007

AIKEN, S.C.---The Aiken County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a sexual assault this afternoon of a 35-year-old woman at a home in Summer Lakes subdivision, in Aiken, South Carolina.

As the victim painted a bath house beside a swimming pool in the backyard, the subject walked up behind the victim and grabbed her off the ladder. He dragged the victim into a room inside the bath house, where he sexually assaulted the victim with a broom handle. The subject then ran from the scene.

ACSO set up a perimeter, while the Aiken Bloodhound Tracking Team searched the immediate area. Aiken County Emergency Medical Services transported the victim to Aiken Regional Medical Centers.

Subject Description

Gender: Male Race: White Age: 20-30 Height: 6’ Hair: Brown Other: Goatee Clothing: Baseball cap, red t-shirt, blue jean shorts

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of this individual is asked to contact Investigator Charles Cain at the Aiken County Sheriff’s Office: (800) 922‑9709 or call Crimestoppers of the Midlands: (888) 559‑TIPS. Callers will remain anonymous and are eligible for a cash reward of between $50 and $1000.