Prince George's County police are searching for a man who they say sexually assaulted a woman in Forestville.

Around 1:30 a.m. Friday, the woman was approached by the suspect as she walked inside an apartment building in the 2100 block of Brooks Drive. The suspect grabbed the woman and began to pull down her clothing. The victim managed to fight off her attacker, and the man suspect then ran from the scene.

Detectives were canvassing the area and following up on leads to identify the suspect.

The suspect is described as a black man, 20-30 years old and approximately 5-feet-9 with a thin build. He has short hair, a medium complexion, and was last seen wearing dark clothing.

Anyone with information about this case can call police at 301-772-4908. Callers wishing to remain anonymous may call Crime Solvers at 1-866-411 TIPS (8477), text "PGPD plus your message" to CRIMES (274637) on your cell phone, or go to to submit a tip online.