Police: Woman raped at gunpoint outside day care

Police: Woman raped at gunpoint outside day care

TIFTON, GA (WALB) - Police are searching for a suspect that raped a woman outside the Love Unlimited Day Care in Tifton.

Authorities said it happened early Tuesday around 5:30 a.m. as a 54-year-old woman was outside of the building.

According to a report, a tall black man with a handgun approached the woman and demanded money, then forced her into a dark area beside the day care and raped her.

Police said someone drove up during the assault, and the suspect immediately ran away from the scene with the woman's purse.

Love Unlimited Day Care is located at 609 Timmons Dr. in Tifton, near 7th Street West.

The facility was open for business on Wednesday.

There was no immediate word on any leads in the case from authorities. No arrests have been made.

Anyone with information is urged to call police at 229-382-3132.

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