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Sumner Co. deputies search for burglary and sexual assault suspect

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Posted at 8:28 PM, Aug 07, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-07 21:29:20-04

BETHPAGE, Tenn. (WTVF) — Sumner County deputies are searching for a suspect in an aggravated burglary and sexual assault.

The incident happened July 29 between midnight and 5 a.m. near the Sumner/ Trousdale County line in Bethpage.

The man was described as wearing a black cut-off style t-shirt, a gold chain with a gold cross that hung past his lower breast line, an earring (possibly in the right ear), red boxers and possibly grey cotton style pants.

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According to the victim, the man smelled of cigarettes and spray paint. She also told police he possibly had a weapon in his left front pocket, but he never showed her the weapon.

Anyone with information was asked to call the Sumner County Sheriff's Office at 615-451-3838.