Cobb police seek possible witness to assault involving fake cop

Cobb County police would like to find the driver who may have seen an early-morning sexual assault by an alleged fake cop. 

On March 9 around 4:45 a.m., a woman was driving on Terrell Mill Road near Paper Mill Road when she was pulled over by what she thought was a police vehicle, according to police. Instead, the man assaulted the woman. A similar incident happened around 1 a.m. the same morning in Atlanta, according to police. 

Investigators have released sketches of each suspect, but have not yet identified him. Cobb police said Tuesday a white sedan drove by while the suspected phony cop was conducting a traffic stop. 

“Investigators would like to speak to the driver of this vehicle as they may have information pertinent to helping us identify the suspect,” Cobb police said in an emailed statement. 

Anyone with information on the incidents is asked to contact police.

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