The Newcomerstown Police Department is investigation the alleged rape of a Newcomerstown woman on Sept. 9.

The incident occurred at approximately 12:30 p.m. in the area of W. State Street within the village.

A description of the suspect is being released, along with a sketch.

The man is believed to be between 5-foot, 5-inches and 5-foot, 9-inches tall, around 180 pounds, mid 20s to early 30s with long sandy blonde hair extending to the middle of the back.

The suspect is described as wearing bluejean pants, black short-sleeve shirt with unknown markings.

The pants were tucked into brown boots.

The suspect has tattoos that extend down both arms to approximately the middle of the forearm.

These tattoos are said to be multi-colored and the exact description of the tattoos are unknown.

For information, contact the police department at 498-6161.