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Police Seek Assault Suspect

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  October 29, 2016

CONTACT: Lt. Monte Beaton, Media line:  425-249-6263

EVERETT, WASH. – Snohomish County Sheriff's Office detectives and deputies are searching for a man suspected of assaulting a woman at gunpoint earlier tonight in the 11000 block of 28th Dr SE.  The woman was able to break free from the suspect and authorities were alerted around 7:15 p.m.    

The white male suspect is described as in his 20's or 30's, wearing a mask, a red and black striped shirt, and jeans.  He also has a cast on his right arm.  Anyone with information about the suspect or crime is asked to call 911 immediately.   The suspect should not be approached as it is believed he is still armed. 

Assistance from Everett, Lynnwood and Mill Creek police departments is being provided in the search for the suspect.  The public is asked to avoid the area.  

Details about the woman's injuries or the nature of the assault are not being released at this time.