HOLLYWOOD, Fla. -

Police are searching for a man who sexually assaulted a 17-year-old female Saturday night.

Police say the victim was walking on South 24th Avenue at Jackson Street when the man forced her into his vehicle, drove her to the 2700 block of Pierce Street and sexually assaulted her.

The man is approximately 20 years old, 6 feet tall, about 200 pounds and heavy set. He is described as having a short beard and dreads down to his back.

The man was wearing a diamond in his right ear.

The vehicle the man was driving is described as an older, dirty light gray or gold minivan.

Anyone with any information on this incident is asked to call the Hollywood Police Department at 954-967-4411.