Woman abducted and sexually assaulted in Horry County

Horry County police are looking for the man who kidnapped a woman Wednesday afternoon and raped her at knifepoint.

Police say the woman was kidnapped in the area of Woodward Avenue in Conway, but then taken outside the city to a cell phone tower in the area of 9th Avenue and Cates Bay Road, where the assault took place.


he suspect held a knife to the woman's throat

, pulled off her clothes and raped her, according to the police report


The woman

kicked and punched the man and was able to run away.

The man is described in the report as being skinny and wearing black wire glasses, black pants, a black cowboy hat, and a blue plaid shirt.

The truck the man was driving is described as old, gray with cream interior, with tinted windows.

The Horry County Police Department and the Conway police are asking for your assistance in identifying the man in the sketch.

If you have information leading to the identity of this suspect, you are asked to call Horry County Police at 915-TIPS and Conway Police Department at 248-1790.