Police seek man for rape of 15-year-old

Police have released a composite sketch of a man wanted for the rape of a 15-year-old girl in North Philadelphia Wednesday.

The girl was walking on Sedley Avenue near Goodman Street shortly before 9:30 p.m. when a man dragged her into an alley, sexually assaulted her and threatened to kill her, police said. He fled on foot southbound on 10th Street.

Police described the suspect as a heavy 5-foot-8 to 5-foot-10 black man of approximately 250 pounds between the ages of 35 and 40. He has a dark complexion and acne around his nose and was wearing a black jacket, black pants and carrying a black briefcase.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Special Victims Unit at 215-685-3251.

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