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Stow Police search for suspect in connection with a sexual assault

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Filip Konstantinovich (Source: Stow Police) Filip Konstantinovich (Source: Stow Police)
STOW, OH (WOIO) -

Police are searching for a suspect wanted in connection with sexual assault that happened Friday morning at apartment complex in Stow.

Around 7 a.m., the Stow Police Department received a call from a 24 year old female who stated a man had entered her apartment, held her at knifepoint and sexually assaulted her.

The victim recognized the male as a neighbor,who is not known to her, who lived in a nearby apartment.

Police have identified the suspect as 49-year-old Filip Konstantinovich.  He is described at 5'08", 225 lbs., black/gray hair, and brown eyes.

Prior to leaving, Konstantinovich stated he intended to commit suicide.

Responding officers ensured the victim's safety, then entered the suspect's apartment believing he may have injured himself, police say he had already fled the area.

Warrants have been issued for Konstantinovich.

If anyone has information on this incident or the whereabouts of Konstaninovich, please contact the Stow Police Department at 330-689-5700.

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