captures face of possible assailant
Wanda English Burnett
Sheriff Tom Grills, along with other officers from the Ripley
County Sheriffs Office, has been working with Detective
Jane Noel of the Cincinnati Police Department to come up with
a sketch of a suspect in a sexual assault case.
The sheriff noted that the incident that occurred January 9 reporting
that a 19-year-old female had been sexually assaulted, now has
a face and some information that might help them find him.
The victim met with the sketch artist last week to describe what
was translated into a possible likeness of the suspect. He is
described as being about 30 years old, 62", medium
build, and was wearing a green winter toboggan style cap, a brown
coat and blue jeans.
The female reported that she had stopped to assist a stranded
motorist who was driving a small, older black pickup truck and
was asaulted by the driver. The alleged assault occurred on Hopewell
Road near the Holton area, according to information from the sheriffs
Anyone with information regarding the incident is urged to contact
the Ripley County Sheriffs Office at 812-689-5555 or 689-5558.
Sheriff releases sketch of possible suspect