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NASHVILLE, TN (WSMV) - Metro Nashville Police are asking for the public's help in finding a man who raped a woman at gunpoint outside her apartment. 

Police say at around 3:15 a.m. the woman parked her car in a gated area at her apartment, located in the 1500 block of Rosa Parks Blvd. As she walked up a stairwell toward her apartment, the suspect grabbed her from behind, told her he had a gun and would kill her. 

The suspect then forced the woman back into her car where she was sexually assaulted. The suspect is described as a man in his 20's with shorty, "spikey" hair (possibly twists) and distinctive tattoos of small symbols near both of his eyes. He also has a tattoo on the back of one of his hands. 

He appears to be under six feet tall. At the time of the incident, we was wearing a red shirt with white print on the front, dark shorts and pastel rubber sandals. 

Anyone who knows of a man fitting the above description or who may live in the area where the rape happened is asked to immediately call the Sex Crimes Unit of the MNPD at 615-862-7540, or Crime Stoppers. 

Callers to Crime Stoppers can remain anonymous and qualify for a cash reward.

If you have information on this case or other cases,
contact Nashville Crime Stoppers at 615-742-7463.
All callers to Crime Stopppers can remain anonymous and may be eligible for a cash reward up to $1000.
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