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Suspect sought in sexual assault in Uptown

  • February 9, 2008 - 9:34 PM

Minneapolis police are asking for the public's help in finding a 37-year-old man in connection with the sexual assault, robbery and kidnapping of a women in Uptown on Feb. 1.

The suspect was identified as Percy Lavone Melton, who is 5-feet-7 and weights 200 pounds. He is considered to be armed and dangerous and has a history of sexual assaults, police said.

Anyone with information regarding Melton's whereabouts should not confront him, but should call 911, police said.

DAVID SHAFFER

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