Woman Attacked; Asking for Help to Bring In Suspect

The victim of a sexual assault is reaching out to ask for any help to bring in her attacker. She tells 11 News she was attacked early Sunday morning on the southeast side of Colorado Springs on Murray Boulevard near Airport Road.

By day Murray Boulevard is a neighborhood street with only occasional breaks in traffic. At times at night, it can be a lonely place.

"I don't think I've ever been so scared in my life," said a woman identified only as “Casey.”

Casey said an argument with friends left her walking home along Murray around 3am last Sunday.

She suddenly had the unwelcome company of a complete stranger.

"He said, what are you doing out so late walking?" said Casey.

After a few words he put his arm around her neck, and pushed her into a large field nearby.

"He said, I have a gun in my pocket and if you don't shut up, I'm going to kill you," Casey said.

Casey told police the man raped her and left her in the tall grass. Even then, she wasn't completely alone.

"As I stood up, I saw two cars pass by," she said.

She hopes a passer-by might help calm what is now one of her deepest fears.

"It scares me to death to think that nobody is ever going to find him and that he will never, I will never be brought justice for what happened to me," she said.

Colorado Springs police have released a description of the man suspected in the attack. They report he is an African American man, about 30 years old, likely driving a white Jeep Cherokee

Anyone with information on this or any case is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 634-STOP.

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  • by me on Nov 25, 2009 at 10:46 AM
    char-really? what would happen if this was you? you would cry out for justice to..and talking like that about an innocent woman because she was pretty much forced to walk home what is wrong with you...if something like this ever happened to you, you would seek help from anyone your a joke...i think all women should take up self defense classes and learn to defend yourselves...i hope they captured this pervert and bring him to justice..our thoughts and prayers are with "casey" in her time of need
  • by Anonymous on Nov 25, 2009 at 08:24 AM
    @ Char- I can understand your point, but it's pathetic that a woman can't be safe when alone! Disgusting human male animal predators can be found anywhere.
  • by dj Location: cs on Nov 25, 2009 at 07:45 AM
    With the ever decreasing presence of our police force, it is up to us to keep a watchful eye to catch thugs like this. Come forward if you know anything about this, or other crimes because it's our duty to each other.
  • by Denise Location: pueblo on Nov 25, 2009 at 06:57 AM
    good for her, all women should step up and say something, don't let this pervert attack anymore, i hope they get him. be strong and you will overcome.
  • by Char Location: 80917 on Nov 24, 2009 at 11:48 PM
    What was she doing walking at 3 AM; what a joke, that is one of the worst neighborhoods around, Sorry this happened but so sad, you need to get smarter lady!
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