Seattle police searching for Belltown rape suspect

Seattle police searching for Belltown rape suspect

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Seattle police searching for Belltown rape suspect

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by KING 5 News

KING5.com

Posted on February 20, 2014 at 4:56 PM

Updated Thursday, Feb 20 at 5:11 PM

Seattle police are asking the public's help in identifying and finding a man wanted in a sexual assault in the Belltown neighborhood last month.

Police say on Saturday, January 18 around 1 a.m., a woman was walking near 2nd Avenue and Clay Street when she was attacked by a man. The man sexually assaulted her, then fled.

The man is described as a Hispanic male in his mid 20s, about 5'8" tall with a stocky build. He was wearing a dark coat, sweatshirt and long baggy shorts.

Police issued a description sketch and surveillance video of the suspect taken before the attack.

Anyone with information in the crime is asked to contact the Seattle Police Sexual Assault Unit at 206-684-5575.

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