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Elderly woman sexually assaulted in Amarillo's Southlawn neighborhood


On Saturday, December 22, 2018, at approximately 10:13 pm, Amarillo police officers were dispatched to the 4100 block of South Harrison on an aggravated assault.

When officers arrived, they found that the victim, a female over 65, had been sexually assaulted in her home.  The suspect entered through the front door. 

The victim was taken to an area hospital to be treated for her injuries, which were serious, but not life threatening at this time. 

This investigation is still ongoing and is being led by the APD Special Victims unit.  The suspect has not been identified at this time.

Citizens in the Southlawn area are highly encouraged to call the police if they see any suspicious persons in the area.  Extra patrol has been assigned to the Southlawn area while this investigation is ongoing. 

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