HOUSTON - Houston Police are searching for a man who allegedly cut and sexually assaulted a woman Tuesday near the Texas Medical Center.

The alleged incident happened Tuesday evening at a condominium complex at 2700 Bellefontaine near Kirby and West Holcombe. The victim told police she was walking to her car when a man armed with a pistol approached her. She said the suspect told her not to scream or he would kill her.

The victim told police he made her walk across the street and into a van before ordering her to remove her clothes. She said the suspect used a knife to cut off her clothes before sexually assaulting her.

The woman said the suspect cut her arms and legs before letting her out of the van.

The suspect is described as a black male, 30 to 40 years old with black pants and a brown shirt with white writing. The van is white with black front seats and a partial license plate ending in 9322.

Anyone with information on the suspect or this incident is urged to contact HPD at (713) 837-0311 or UT Police at (713) 792-2890.