Eastway Division - Detectives investigating a sexual assault on Central Avenue


Friday, May 11, 2018,

Detectives with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department's Sexual Assault Unit are investigating an attempted sexual assault that occurred at the 5400 block of Central Avenue.

On Thursday, May 10, 2018, at approximately 2:30 a.m., Eastway Division officers were dispatched to an attempted sexual assault call for service. The female victim advised that she had been at a restaurant at the 5800 block of Albemarle Rd with friends. The victim advised that she accepted a ride home from the two unidentified suspects driving a dark colored Toyota truck. The suspects unexpectedly pulled over in an abandoned parking lot and attempted to sexually assault the victim. The victim fought the suspects and was able to get away. A witness found the victim a short time later walking away from the incident location and contacted police.

This is an active and ongoing investigation. Anyone with information concerning this case or the suspects is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600.  To learn more about Crime Stoppers, please visit http://charlottecrimestoppers.com/