Merrick County Sheriffs Office Looking for Rape Suspect

CENTRAL CITY, Neb. – The Merrick County Sheriffs Office is seeking a suspect accused of raping a woman in rural Central City.

According to the Merrick County Sheriffs Office, a woman was recently sexually assaulted in a rural portion of the county. She was taken in for a medical exam shortly after the assault.

She described to authorities that the victim is of Cuban descent, speaks both English and Spanish fluently, well-groomed, black hair, skinny and smelled of strong cologne.

The suspect and his vehicle, a gold or silver SUV that could be a Chevy Suburban, have been seen in the Grand Island area and was most recently seen near Chapman.

The sheriffs office says the man has been seen in the area offering rides to girls.

The sheriffs office is seeking more information and asks that if you have any info, to call them at (308) 946-2345.

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