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Police Seek Help In Identifying Suspect Who Attacked Woman on Beacon Hill

Police are seeking the public’s help in identifying a suspect who attacked a woman as she was walking home on Beacon Hill late last month.

Around 8:40 PM, the victim was walking on South College Street near 15th Avenue South when a man approached her from behind and wrapped a cord around her neck.

The woman began screaming for help and was able to free herself from the suspect’s grip. The suspect fled eastbound on College Street while the woman ran to a neighbor’s house and called 911.

The victim told police the suspect is between 18 and 25 years old, 5’6 – 5’8, and was wearing all black clothing at the time of the incident.

Detectives were able to develop a sketch of the suspect and are hoping someone recognizes him..

If you do, please contact detectives at 206 684 5575 or 911.