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Snohomish PD Investigates Alleged Assault Incident

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  August 21, 2017

CONTACT: Shari Ireton, Director of Communications, Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office
shari.ireton@snoco.org, 425-388-3377, Media line: 425-249-6263

SNOHOMISH, Wash. – Deputies with the Snohomish Police Department are investigating a reported a sexual assault by an unidentified adult male that involved four juvenile girls last night.  The girls, whose ages range from 12 to 8 years-old, told deputies they were walking on a trail near the 600 block of Ave A around 5:30 p.m. when an unknown adult male allegedly touched one of the girls, then fled the area on foot.  A 46 year-old woman in the area walking her dog, as well as the girls, describe the suspect as a white male, approximately 6’ tall, 170-180 lbs., with dark brown short hair and wearing a dark red t-shirt on, black basketball shorts, dark sneakers and a black back pack.

Police and K-9 units searched the area but were unable to locate the suspect.
 

Anyone with information about this incident should contact the Snohomish Police Department at 360-568-0888.