Person of interest in custody in Covington rape
COVINGTON---On Monday, July 20, 2020, at approximately 12:45 PM, the Covington Police Department responded to a home invasion and sexual assault in the W 18th Ave & N Tyler St area.
Detectives searched for the suspect, described as a short black male with a face mask, possibly wearing a light green or dirty white shirt, and dark pants, believed to be riding a bicycle.
In connection with this incident, the Covington Police Department has a person of interest in custody, being held on unrelated charges. So not to jeopardize the investigation, no further information is being released at this time. Additional details will be disseminated as soon as they become available.
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