Police searching for suspects in recent sexual assault case

After receiving lab results from a sexual assault evidence kit, Fort Worth police are looking for suspects in a reported sexual assault that occurred Feb. 25 in the GrandMarc.Fort Worth police Sgt. Jim Thomson said a student contacted the Fort Worth police Feb. 26 to report a sexual assault in her residence in the GrandMarc at Westberry Place.

Fort Worth police received a tip about a potential suspect, Thomson said, and detectives were speaking with potential witnesses and following leads Monday.

Thomson said he believes the woman was intoxicated, which, he said, is probably why she did not clearly remember the incident and was unable to provide police with a description of a suspect.

A sexual assault evidence kit was administered to the woman at the hospital last week, and Thomson said the results were sufficient to confirm the assault and enable police to continue the investigation.

“We are going to treat it as if something probably did happen,” Thomson said. “We’re hoping to get a name, run down some leads and match up some other things that we have.”

Thomson said the woman woke up Sunday morning and saw a man she did not recognize in her room.

“Her friends put her on the elevator and left her to go home,” Thomson said. “There were a couple of gentlemen on the elevator with her, so we have a bunch of people to talk to for more information.