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Suspect Sought in Sexual Assault of a Child

September 8, 2006 -- Houston police are seeking the public's assistance in locating one of two suspects charged in the sexual assault of a child on August 11, 2005 at 470 Maxey #909.

The wanted suspect is identified as Ymine Quinn (b/m, DOB 12-4-86). He is charged with sexual assault of a child in the 177th State District Court. A photo of Ymine Quinn is attached to this news release.

The second suspect, Kenshawn Quinn (b/m, DOB 10-4-77), was arrested by SWAT officers today (Sept. 8) along with another male who might be an accomplice. He is charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon in the same court.

HPD Juvenile Division Officers B. Harris and J. Anderson of the Sex Crimes Unit reported:

Ymine and Kenshawn Quinn, who are brothers, forced a 15-year-old female into an apartment where Kenshawn held the female down while Ymine sexually assaulted her. The female was able to escape and run out of the apartment. Once the case began to be investigated, Kenshawn began to threaten the victim's family. The suspects threatened the victim's mother at gunpoint. The suspects are Katrina evacuees.

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of suspect Ymine Quinn is urged to contact the HPD Juvenile Division at 713-731-5335 or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.

JGA/JFC 9-8-06


For additional information, please contact the HPD Public Affairs Division a 713-308-3200.