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Detectives Need Assistance in Identifying, Locating Sexual Assault Suspect

PhotoSketchDetectives are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a man wanted for a sexual assault that occurred last month in Belltown.

On Saturday, January 18th, a little after 1:00 am, a woman was walking near 2nd Avenue and Clay Street when she was attacked by an unknown male.  The man sexually assaulted her before fleeing.  He is described as a Hispanic male, mid 20’s to early 30’s, with short hair.  He is approximately 5′ 8″ tall and a stocky build.  He was wearing a dark coat, sweatshirt, and long baggy shorts.  The video provided depicts the suspect prior to the attack.

If anyone has any information about this crime, or maybe was in the area on that date and time and may have witnessed something, they are urged to contact the Sexual Assault Unit at (206) 684-5575.