A man who was wearing two earrings in each ear is being sought in the gunpoint sexual assault of a 32-year-old woman in Center City.

The assailant approached the victim from behind about 1:30 a.m. Dec. 7 on the 100 block of North Mole Street, near the Central Friends Meeting House, and assaulted her in a nearby courtyard, police said.

The attacker is described a black male with a medium brown complexion who is 5-feet, 8-inches to 5-feet, 10-inches tall, weighs 150 to 180 pounds and has an athletic build.

Police said he was clean shaven and had two medium-sized hoop earrings in each ear.

He was armed with a black semiautomatic handgun and at the time of the attack was wearing a dark hooded sweatshirt or jacket, white shirt and dark colored denim jeans.

The victim did not suffer serious physical injuries in the attack, police said.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Special Victims Unit at 215-685-3251 or 3252