Tyler Police are investigating a sexual assault that happened late Wednesday night.

The assault happened around 10 p.m. in the area of Beckham and Erwin streets.

The victim said a man approached and pointed a gun at her, forcing her to the backside of a building. He then sexually assaulted her.

He is described as 6 ft tall with a thin build and in his early 20s. He was wearing black clothing and had his face covered.

Anyone with information about the suspect involved in this crime is urged to contact the Tyler Police Department at 903-531-1000, or Crime Stoppers at 903-597-CUFF (903-597-2833).

Crime Stoppers will pay up to $1,000 for information that leads to the arrest and charges filed against the suspect in this case or any felony case.