West Seattle Crime Watch: Police investigating attack on teen

Just published on SPD Blotter:

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.

4 Replies to "West Seattle Crime Watch: Police investigating attack on teen"

  • Matt S. August 1, 2015 (5:13 pm)

    Ugh. I hope they find the creep.

  • m August 1, 2015 (10:32 pm)

    Good for her for screaming. I hope she has supportive people in her life.

  • Athena August 3, 2015 (11:30 am)

    I am so disgusted / scared, I have been living in the neighborhood for such a long time and it seems to be getting worse. From the graffiti to this, I hope they find him

  • joel August 3, 2015 (10:47 pm)

    man….good thing for the people around to scare that criminal off. hopefully the guy gets stopped for a broken taillight, reaches for something in his car and the cops take him out.

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