Murfreesboro Police Seek Suspect In Aggravated Rape And Robbery


On Tuesday, November 14, 2017 just before 1:00 p.m., Murfreesboro Police responded to a
call in the area of Sunset Avenue of an Aggravated Rape and Robbery.

The victim reported the suspect approached her in her driveway, displayed a gun and forced her into a detached garage where the sexual contact occurred. He then robbed her of money and her cell phone and fled on foot.

Mitchell Neilson Schools were placed on a precautionary lock down for a short time due to their close proximity.

The victim described him as a black male dressed in dark clothing and having a silver handgun.

The Murfreesboro Police Special Victims Unit is continuing to aggressively investigate this case.

Development of persons of interest is ongoing.

Anyone with any informaiton is urged to call Criminal Investigations at 615-893-2717,
Murfreesboro Police Dispatch at 615-893-1311 or Rutherford County Crime Stoppers at 615-893-7867 (STOP).

Murfreesboro Police urges all residents to remain vigilant. If you see anyone or anything
suspicious call for assistance. Extra patrols in the Sunset Avenue area are continuing.