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Elderly woman raped, suspect identified

By Chris Loveless, Digital Content Director , c.loveless@krdo.com
Published On: Jul 19 2013 11:06:37 AM CDT
Updated On: Jul 19 2013 11:11:29 AM CDT

Jacob Lashun Lewis

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. -

Colorado Springs Police need your help tracking down a sexual assault suspect.

Jacob Lashun Lewis is accused of attacking a woman inside her home on Boulder Street in February.

The attack happened around 10:15 p.m. on the night of February 7. The victim says she was watching TV when she saw someone looking through her bedroom window.

The victim went to her bedroom to get her gun. As she was going to leave her bedroom, the door burst open and the man attacked her before she could fire her gun. The man knocked the gun from her hand, pushed her to the ground, and raped her.

The man also stole the victim’s wallet, which had about $100 in it.

Lewis is facing a charge of crimes against at-risk adults -- sexual assault. If you know where he is, call police at 719-444-7000. You can also call Crime stoppers at 719-634-STOP to leave an anonymous tip.

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