Detectives Searching For Man Who Attacked Girl in Highland Park Neighborhood

Detectives are asking for your help finding a man who attacked a girl late Wednesday night.

A 15-year-old female was walking along 14 Ave. SW approaching SW Cambridge St. at 11:15 p.m. Wednesday when a Hispanic male in his mid 40s, grabbed her from behind, tried to cover her mouth, and began pulling her toward a parked SUV.

The girl screamed, alerting two witnesses who stopped to help.  The suspect fled to his waiting blue SUV, possibly a newer Jeep, with a plate beginning in “A”, and sped off leaving the girl behind.

Detectives are now requesting your assistance in finding the suspect.  Witnesses said the suspect is heavyset, five foot eleven, and was wearing blue jeans and a blue shirt. If you have any information in this case please call (206)625-5011  and speak with officers.