Photo released as police search for rape suspect

August 16, 2011 6:39:28 AM PDT
Transit police in northwest Indiana are asking for the public's help finding a rapist who attacked a 68-year-old woman in Gary.

Authorities say a photo shows the man making his get away on a bike.

The assault happened late Saturday at the Miller South Shore station at Highway 12 and Lake Street. The woman had just attended her sister's funeral when she was waiting out a rain shower in a passenger shelter. That's when a man sat next to her, then pulled out a gun and raped her.

Police are reviewing surveillance video of the assault.