SHIRLEY - Police are searching for a man in connection with a violent sex attack in Shirley.

Authorities say the man attacked a woman early in the morning on July 14 on Floyd Road in Shirley.

Police say the man pulled the woman into a van, brutally beat her and then sexually assaulted her.

Police believe the man is in his late 20s.

Anyone with information is asked to call Suffolk Crime Stoppers at 1-800-220-TIPS.