Suspect Sought

Panama City police are looking for a man who kidnapped and raped a woman at gunpoint.

Investigators say the man jumped into the victim's car while she was parked in a parking lot at 2202 State Avenue.

He forced her into the passenger seat, then drove off with her. At some point he sexually assaulted her.

The woman managed to escape by jumping out of the car near the intersection of Business 98 and Cherry Street. Police later found the car abandoned on Comet Avenue in Callaway.

The suspect is a black man, about 25 years old and around six feet tall. He was last seen wearing blue jeans, a black tank top and a black bandana on his head.

If you have any information about this case, please call the Panama City Police Department at 872-3100, or call the CrimeStoppers Tips Line at 785-TIPS.