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CSPD searching for sex assault suspect

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - Colorado Springs Police are looking for a suspect in a sexual assault that happened at a hotel early Saturday morning.

A warrant has been issued for Jermaine Antonetty, 35. Police said he is a black man, 5'10" and about 220 pounds with a tattoo on his neck. Police said there is no picture of Antonetty available.

Police said officers went to the America's Best Value Inn in the 400 block of Garden of the Gods Road around 1 a.m. Saturday.

A 19-year-old woman told the front desk a man tried to rape her. An investigation showed that the woman met Antonetty earlier in the night.

The victim told police that Antonetty began touching her inappropriately and demanded sex. When she refused, Atonetty tried to sexually assault her, police said.

Antonetty also took items from the victim, police said.

Anyone with information, call CSPD at 444-7000 or Crime Stoppers at 634-STOP.

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