UPDATE: Police continue search for sexual assault suspect

LAS VEGAS - Police hope you can help identify a man they say sexually assaulted a woman on Wednesday, July 12.

The assault happened at a hotel room at the MGM Signature on Harmon Avenue near Las Vegas Boulevard. MGM Resorts released a statement saying, "We are fully cooperating with police in the investigation of this matter."

Police received the call around 7:30 a.m. Investigators say the victim met a Hispanic man who offered to escort her to her room. 

The man then forced his way into the room, covered her mouth, and sexually assaulted her. He then left the scene, police said. 

Investigators are asking for the community's help identifying the suspect. 

Anyone with any information about this incident is urged to contact the LVMPD Sex Crimes at (702) 828-3421.

To remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers by phone at (702) 385-5555, on the internet at www.crimestoppersofnv.com, or text CRIMENV plus tip information to 274637 (CRIMES).

Tips leading directly to an arrest or indictment processed through Crime Stoppers may be eligible for a cash reward.


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