Panama City Police Searching Rape Suspect

Panama City police are looking for a man accused of raping a woman Wednesday.

Investigators tell News 4 it happened about 4:40 afternoon.

According to the victim, she was sitting in her car on State Avenue when a man approached her with a gun.

He forced the victim into the passenger's seat as he got into the driver's seat and drove away.

The victim managed to get out of the car at the intersection of Highway 98 and Cherry Street.

Her car was found abandoned a short time later.

If anyone knows anything, contact Bay County Crimestoppers at 850-785-TIPS.