Newton police looking for assault suspect


NEWTON (FOX 25 / - Police in Newton are searching for a man who allegedly assaulted a woman and threatened her with a gun.

Newton police say the woman was walking to her car Thursday morning at the Crown Plaza Hotel's parking garage in Newton. She told police a white male, dressed in all black with a knit cap and ordered her to perform a sex act. And if she didn't, he allegedly threatened to kill her with his handgun.
The victim scared off the suspect when she started rummaging through her purse.

Newton police say the victim was not harmed physically.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Newton Police Department.