A rape suspect is on the loose in the Coastal Empire and police need your help to find him.
This image was captured from surveillance video
It was taken at the El Cheapo gas station on highway 17. This man is accused of raping a woman in the Pinora subdivision in early January.
Effingham County sheriff's deputy Brad Brown says, "The young black male engaged the victim in conversation in front of her home. When she tried to end the conversation and get back inside her residence he followed her and pushed his way inside where he assaulted and raped her".
If you can help investigators find him, just call Effingham County sheriff's office right away.
We'll have more on this story, including reaction from folks in the area -- coming up tonight on the news at 5.