Suspect sought in NE Kansas sexual assault

KSN News (file)
KSN News

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (AP) — Police in a northeast Kansas community are investigating a report of a sexual assault on an 11-year-old girl.

Overland Park police said the incident was reported in an apartment complex shortly after 7 a.m. Friday while the girl was walking to a bus stop.

Extra patrols were being conducted in the large Johnson County community in a search for the suspect, described as a white man in his 20s. He was reportedly wearing black clothing, with a surgical mask on his face and thick gardening gloves on his hands.

Police did not release any other details as of Friday afternoon. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language, racial slurs or consistent name calling will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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