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Woman assaulted in Fremont early Saturday morning

On January 29th, at approximately 1:50 AM, North Precinct officers responded to a 911 call from a woman at North 43rd Street and Linden Avenue North.  The victim stated that she was out for a run when she was approached by an unknown male walking toward her.  The victim stated that she changed direction to avoid the suspect, but that he grabbed her from behind and knocked her down.  He assaulted her while she was on the ground.  The victim was able to fight the man, and he ran off toward Aurora Avenue North.  The woman was able to call 911 and police arrived immediately.  An extensive area search was conducted, including K9, but officers were unable to locate the suspect.  Seattle Fire Department responded to the location and treated the victim for minor injuries.  The suspect is described as a male with olive complexion, approximately 5′-09″, with a muscular build and clean shaven.  He is believed to be around 30 years old. He was wearing a hooded sweatshirt.  Detectives from the Sexual Assault Unit are conducting the follow up investigation.  Anyone with information on this incident is asked to contact them at (206) 684-5575.