SUSPECT ARRESTED IN VIOLENT SEXUAL ASSAULT CASE: GARRETT PATRICK HUGHES JR

THE SUSPECT IN THIS CASE WAS IDENTIFIED AFTER DETECTIVES RECEIVED TIPS FROM THE PUBLIC. A WARRANT WAS ISSUED AND HE WAS ARRESTED TODAY:

GARRETT PATRICK HUGHES, JR, WHITE MALE AGE 52

The Cleveland Division of Police is currently seeking the public’s help in identifying a male wanted for Felonious Assault and Rape.  On August 14, 2017 at approximately 12:30am, officers responded to a home in the 2000 block of West 73rd Street for a female who’d been attacked and raped.  The victim was taken to MetroHealth Medical Center for medical treatment.  The victim reported that the suspect had come to her home with a friend of hers and that the friend had left.  The suspect then beat and cut the victim in her face and arms.  Suspect also sexually assaulted the victim.  The victim then left her home to call 9-1-1.

The victim in this case suffered severe injuries including multiple lacerations.  The suspect in this case should be considered violent and dangerous.  He is described as a white male with a crew cut and is seen in these photos which were taken from surveillance video at the Hanini Petroluem station on West 73rd Street.  Anyone with information regarding the identity of this suspect is asked to contact investigators at 216-623-5152.

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