HYATTSVILLE, Md. (WUSA9) -- Police are seeking the public's help in identifying a rape suspect in Prince George's County.

Officials say the suspect exited the Prince George's Plaza Metro station on May 4 at approximately 1:50 a.m. and followed a female towards the TJ Maxx store located at 3500 East West Highway in Hyattsville, Md.

As they approached the loading dock area of the the store, police say the suspect produced a knife, demanded property and forced the suspect behind a dumpster where he raped her.

The suspect fled on foot through the Metro station and into the residential neighborhood behind it, police say.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Hyattsville City Police Criminal Investigation Section at 301-985-5060, and refer to case #14-1146.

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