DeKalb County Police are searching for a man responsible for the sexual assault of a woman at St. Timothy United Methodist Church in Stone Mountain.
The incident happened Feb. 26 at 3:30 p.m., at the church on the 5360 block of Memorial Drive, according to DeKalb police spokeswoman Mekka Parish.
The woman, 53, was working alone in an office at the church when she went to the door and cracked it open, and the suspect forced his way in, Parish said. The victim was on the phone with a friend at the time of the attack, and the friend called 911 and then went to the church.
Parish said it is not known why the victim went to the door. The woman is recovering from undisclosed injuries at an area hospital and is in stable condition, Parish said.
The suspect is described as a Black male, approximately 6-feet-2 inches tall, 180 pounds and in his 40s or 50s.
Anyone with any information regarding the incident is asked to contact the DeKalb Police Special Victims Unit at (770) 724-7710.