Police release rape suspect’s description

Update: 1:15PM POLICE have released a detailed description of the suspect who raped a nine-year-old girl about two weeks ago.

Information gathered by police indicate the suspect to be an i-Taukei man, slim built, tall and of dark complexion.

Police spokeswoman Ana Naisoro said the suspect also has a tattoo of a green bird with a long neck on his leg and walks with a distinct limp.

“Other details include a dark mole located on the top of his right small finger. He has a boxed haircut with the sides of his head neatly shaven,” she said.

Ms Naisoro said the suspect also has a “punk”.

“On the day the crime was committed the suspect was wearing a white collar shirt, three quarter denim trousers and black slippers.”

Anyone with information is kindly requested to call 9905 638 or the Divisional Crime Officer on 9905 618.