King County Sheriff
If you recognize this suspect or have information about this case you are urged to call the King County Sheriff’s Office at 206-296-3311 (24 hours).

Do you recognize this rape suspect? King County Sheriff releases suspect sketch and photo of stolen purse

Information from the King County Sheriff

King County Sheriff’s detectives have released a sketch of a man that violently assaulted and raped a woman earlier this month.

On Friday, March 7th just after midnight the victim was walking eastbound on the south side of Roxbury near 24th Ave. She was approached by a black male who asked her for a cigarette. The victim gave the suspect a cigarette when the suspect suddenly dragged her to a nearby lot where he punched her repeatedly then sexually assaulted her.

After the assault the suspect fled, taking the victims purse with him. The purse was never located and may have been discarded nearby or possibly given to an associate of the suspect. The purse is very distinctive (see photo)

The suspect was described as a younger black male, early 20’s, about 5’9”, medium build wearing a dark colored hoodie and jeans. The suspect may have injuries to his hands due to the violent assault on the victim.

If you have information about this suspect or the missing purse please call the King County Sheriff’s Office at 206-296-3311 (24 hours).

You can also be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000 and remain anonymous by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477)

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