Man accused of raping elderly woman sought by Metro Police

Posted at 7:39 AM, Jul 24, 2022
and last updated 2022-07-28 11:15:39-04

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF)  — Sex crime detectives are searching for a man who raped a 74-year-old Saturday morning.

It happened in a home off Bowling Avenue near Elmington Park.

The victim told police she had been working in the yard and when she went inside, the man was already in her home.

She said he had been there for at least 30 minutes. He is described as white, bald and looked to be in his 30s. The suspect had tattoos on his chest and hands.

He was also carrying a black backpack and wore gray/green shorts and a bandana over his face.

Man accused of raping elderly woman

Police say they were able to get a picture of the suspect from a neighbor's surveillance system.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Nashville Crime Stoppers at 615-742-7463.