Richmond County authorities are hunting a local man wanted for a violent rape early Wednesday on Thamas Place in Hephzibah.

Randell Willie Wright, 44, should be considered armed and dangerous.

He is wanted for aggravated assault and rape. Authorities say the incident took place Wednesday on the 3300 block of Thames Place in Hephzibah. Wright was last seen in a White 2001 Ford Explorer Sport bearing GA tag PZP7901.

Any information concerning this suspect, please contact Investigator Ken Rogers 706-821-1075 or any Violent Crimes Investigator with the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office at 706-821-1020 or 706-821-1080.