Man wanted after sexually assaulting teen outside of Newport News department store

Posted at 7:37 PM, Nov 07, 2014
and last updated 2014-11-10 18:33:48-05

UPDATE: Police say they have received several tips, but have not made an arrest.

Newport News, Va. - Police are looking for a man who they say sexually assaulted a 17-year-old girl outside of Kohl's in Newport News.

This happened at the location on 551 Bland Blvd.

The teen said as she was going to her vehicle, she saw a man standing nearby smoking.

When she started to open her car door, the man grabbed her arm, forced her to the side of Kohl's and sexually assaulted her.

She was able to get away and she ran to her vehicle where she called police.

Police say they are looking for a black man who may be in his 20s. He stands between 5'8 and 5'9 and weighs about 300-350 pounds. He has short dread locks, scruffy hair on his chin and body odor.  His teeth were rotted out and he had two teeth that looked like fangs. He was wearing black pants and a black shirt.

If you've seen this man, please call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.