Stow police are seeking a 49-year-old city resident wanted for the alleged sexual assault of a female neighbor that took place early Friday morning.
Officers responded to a call from a 24-year-old woman who said that Filip Konstantinovich, whom she recognized as a neighbor but did not know, entered her apartment, held her at knifepoint and sexually assaulted her shortly before 7:30 a.m., according to Stow police Lt. Anne Stirm.
Konstantinovich lived in a nearby apartment, the alleged victim told police. Prior to leaving, he told the victim 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 said, but Konstantinovich had already fled.
A warrant was issued for Konstantinovich's arrest. He is described as a white male, 5 feet 8 inches tall, 225 pounds with black and gray hair and brown eyes.
No other information was immediately available. Anyone with information on the incident or the whereabouts of Konstaninovich is asked to call the Stow Police Department at 330-689-5700.
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